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Burning bonfire moved on trailer in Thetford

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A motorist was pulled over by police for moving a burning bonfire on the back of a trailer.Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing tweeted that eight tonnes of an unspecified material was aboard the trailer, spotted in the Thetford area.The driver was taking the bonfire to a rubbish pit but had not extinguished it correctly, police said. A force spokesman said “the risks to road users should have been obvious”.Police said the driver from Cambridgeshire was stopped on Mundford Road at about 12:00 GMT on Thursday.The force said: “With nothing stopping the hot embers, or burning items from falling from the trailer, the risks to road users should have been obvious.”A decision will be made as to what action will be taken against the motorist, it said.
Source: BBC Cambs