Firefighters were called to a small fire at the beach in Lytham today.
It came after a family lit a BBQ just off Lytham Green at Central Beach at 7.21pm.
In a Tweet a spokesman at Lytham Fire Station said: “Family attempting to light a barbecue despite current ban.
“Members of the public intervened, fire out on arrival.
“Crew spoke to family who seemed genuinely unaware.”