Grass and Gorse Fires
The potential for serious damage to our environment, often in sensitive areas, by the impact of countryside fires is a serious concern.
The impact of deliberate fire setting undermines social and economic confidence and draws on resources which could be utilised more effectively elsewhere.
The Arson Reduction team aims to -
- To reduce the number of countryside fires which are deliberately set.
Change the attitude of the community towards the deliberate setting of countryside fires.
Take a multi-agency partnership approach to address this issue.
Ensure a consistent message is delivered to our communities on countryside fires.
Support youth groups to deliver diversionary activities for young people.
FACT - North Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended 308 outdoor fires in 2013/14, this is a decreas from 839 during 2011/12.