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M&S will stop selling single-use barbecues in its UK stores, citing fire risks.Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer has stopped selling single-use barbecues in all of its UK stores to “protect open spaces and reduce fire risk”.

The retailer, who announced the move on Wednesday, noted that it had already stopped selling portable grills near national parks and in the capital, but that it is now going one step further.

Marks & Spencer murmured: “Given the unusually hot and dry conditions, we have taken the precautionary step of suspending sales across the UK.”

This comes after Co-op last June decided to stop selling single-use barbecue at 130 stores in the national park or within a mile radius of it. It has announced that it will not sell its products in UK supermarkets in order to protect the animals.

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The London Fire Brigade (LFB) called for a total ban on single-use barbecues after attending an event last week. Amid record-breaking heat, a series of flames.

The company hails M&S’s move as “good news,” tweeting that it “want to work with retailers to stop selling disposable barbecues and reduce the risk of dangerous grass fires.”

The LFB warns that disposable barbecues “present a significant fire risk if not properly extinguished, causing grass fires in open spaces and scorched grasslands.”

The UK is suffering from historically low levels of precipitation, especially in the southeast of England.

caused by the heat wave Fruits and vegetables dying on the vine It prompted both Southern Water and Southeast Water to announce a hosepipe ban.

They support a petition to parliament calling for a complete ban on the sale and use of single-use barbecues in the UK.

Fire Chief of London, Andy Roe adds to calls for device ban, saying ‘urgent action’ must be taken Ban the sale of single-use barbecues because of the “unfathomable damage” they cause.



M&S will stop selling single-use barbecues in its UK stores, citing fire risks.Marks & Spencer

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