It is autumn in Buckholme, Yorkshire. The woodland surrounding the village is tinder-dry. It hasn’t rained for weeks and weeks. Months, even.
Enter Darryl Fox. He was a Californian firefighter, until a wildfire took his wife and two young children.
He’s here to resolve the inheritance of an old family house. But he sees danger everywhere.
The villagers are intent on setting a large village barbecue into this arid landscape. He knows this is the last thing they should do. But will they listen to his warnings?
It only takes one spark ...