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Fire hazards highlighted during safety days

Fire officers will visit the West End of Morecambe this week to appeal for people not to flytip or drop rubbish on the streets. Two fire safety awareness day swill target loose refuse in alleyways which can be set alight causing small fires which can pull crews away from more serious incidents. The mobile fire station command unit will be in the area between Yorkshire Street and Parliament Street from 10am to 4pm on Thursday and Friday (May 29 and 30). Help Direct and the Home Improvement Agency will also be there. All welcome

Power cut

Over 1200 households in Carnforth and Bolton-le-Sands suffered a power cut last Tuesday, May 20. It was due to a cable fault, said Electricity North West.