"We have seen the number of illegal bonfires in Newcastle fall as we work in partnership and with the public to crack down on those who break the law.
"In this instance the police and council officers spotted the potential danger but we need the public’s help by reporting the irresponsible dumping of waste material so we can continue to help keep people safe at this time of year.”
More top news
After a wet and windy day things turn colder from tomorrow.
Philip Tron was among the 22 victims killed in the terror attack in Manchester in May. Mum June has spoken out for the first time
A spruce tree has been felled in Kielder Forest, destined for London, where it will stand outside the Houses of Parliament over Christmas