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Sky lanterns ‘put lives at risk and shouldn't be used during Clap for Carers'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The National Fire Chiefs Council says using sky lanterns could put more pressure on the NHS
Fire bosses have put out an urgent plea for Britons to not light sky lanterns tonight, as the country prepares to honour NHS workers with the third ‘Clap for Carers'.
Some companies have attempted to market the lanterns as a good way to show support for healthcare staff, along with clapping, cheering and banging pots and pans together.
However, The National Fire Chiefs Council has reminded people that the flimsy paper decorative items are a fire hazard, adding that using them could ‘not only put...
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Fire chief says lighting sky lanterns is ‘misguided' way of supporting NHS

Fire chief says lighting sky lanterns is ‘misguided' way of supporting NHS

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Fire bosses have issued a fresh plea for the public to avoid lighting sky lanterns, describing a recent attempt by companies to market them as a means of showing support for NHS workers as “misguided”.
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