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Fire officers call for safety messages on e-cigerrettes

There are calls from fire officers for safety messages to be displayed on electronic cigarettes after a growing number of accidents involving the devices.

Figures show e-cigarettes were involved in more than 100 incidents in less than two years Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Figures show they were involved in more than 100 incidents in less than two years. Last October, a 68 year old woman died in Chesterfield after a fire in her room which was linked to an e-cigarette battery overheating.

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Teenager rebuilding his life after brain bleed

A teenager from Chesterfield is starting to rebuild his life after a potentially fatal burst blood vessel in his brain. Kai Thomas, who's 15, has had to learn to walk and talk again after collapsing with a severe headache back in June. His family were warned he may not survive as James Webster reports:

Teenager's mother describes gratitude to doctors

The mother of a teenager from Chesterfield who is recovering from a burst blood vessel in his brain says she will always be grateful to the doctors at Sheffield Children's Hospital for saving him. Tracey Thomas has been describing how she was initially warned that he son Kai might not survive:

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Photos show teenager's recovery in hospital

Kai Thomas in hospital Credit: Family photo

Kai Thomas' family documented his stay in hospital by taking photographs as he recovered from his near-fatal brain bleed. Doctors at Sheffied Children's Hospital had to operate on a burst blood vessel in his head.The photograph below shows Kai shortly after being brought out of his medically induced-coma:

Kai Thomas after waking from his coma Credit: Family photo

He had developed a blood clot inside his brain and the operation to remove it took six hours. After the procedure he was not able to communicate and would sometimes lash out in frustration.

Kai Thomas in hospital Credit: Family photo

Teenager recovering from life-threatening brain bleed

Kai Thomas, 15, recovering from his near-fatal brain bleed Credit: ITV News Calendar

A teenager from Chesterfield is recovering from a life-threatening brain bleed. Kai Thomas, 15, had to be put into a medically-induced coma for treatment at Sheffield Children's Hospital after a blood vessel in his brain burst in June. Four months on, he has had to learn to walk and speak again.

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