Lantern found

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A Chinese lantern found at Heysham Moss Nature Reserve could have caused a fire, police said.

Neighbourhood police and an officer from the Wildlife Trust found the partially burnt lantern at the reserve on Saturday evening.

A police spokesperson said: “Before purchasing these we would ask that you consider the possible outcomes when these fall to ground in the wrong area.”

nFirefighters were called out to garden furniture on fire at a property in Torrisholme on July 14. The fire had completely destroyed the table , a plastic plant pot and a bird table, and partly damaged a patio door and three windows.