Hyndburn Borough Council work in close partnership with The Environment Agency, Lancashire Fire and Rescue and Lancashire Constabulary to address any concerns about the impacts of burning in the borough.
If you can smell or see smoke in the proximity, please keep your windows and doors closed.
If smoke/a fire is causing a pollution concern, but there is not a threat to life or property, you can report this directly to us at Hyndburn Borough Council via this online form:
Hyndburn Council will work in partnership with the Environment Agency to bring about any necessary action.
If you/your business need to dispose of waste always use a licensed operator. This can potentially help to reduce the fuel available and prevent future issues.
You can check for operator registration details here: https://environment.data.gov.uk/public-register/view/search-waste-carriers-brokers Failure to use a licensed operator can lead to a fine, people are responsible for their own waste disposal.
If there is an immediate risk to property or life due to fire please call999and ask for the Fire Service.