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Firefighters called after Chinese lantern sets tree alight in Chalkwell Park
FIREFIGHTERS were called after a Chinese lantern caught light to a tree.
The flames were put out quickly by one hose but leading firefighter Chris Seal, from Leigh, advised people to only let them off in open spaces.
He said: “People should be careful when using those lanterns. Make sure you are in a wide open space away from trees or buildings.”