Ottery St Mary fire barrels crowd injuries 05/11/2007

Injuries at fire barrel festival

Thirty-six people were treated for minor burns and injuries in a traditional Devon event where flaming barrels are carried on people’s backs.

Spectators injured by flaming barrel of tar at Ottery St Mary parade

Spectators at a traditional Bonfire Night parade in Devon were engulfed by flames after a youth threw an aerosol can into a flaming barrel of tar.

Tar barrel accident caused brain damage claims West Hill man

LAST week s incident at Ottery St Mary tar barrels event was not the first time anyone has been seriously injured, claims a West Hill man.

Explaining the Tar Barrel Burn

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