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Lincolnshire Police statement on the recycling fire

"Fire and other emergency services were called to Mid-UK recycling on the High Dyke at Wilsford earlier this morning where bales of waste were well alight.

"Police, Fire and Ambulance responders were at the scene and police toured the area advising residents to keep their windows closed as there was thick black smoke coming from the fire.

"A number of roads around the area have been closed. The cause of the fire is not yet known. There are no injuries."

– Lincolnshire Police

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Police: Rotherham house fire not being treated as suspicious

An investigation is underway after a man died in a house fire in the village of Dinnington, near Rotherham.

Emergency services were called to a house in Meadow Street at around 1.45am.

The body of a man was found inside but he's not been named. The cause of the blaze isn't yet known although it's not thought to be suspicious.

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Fire protest in Haworth

There will be a march from the Haworth Fire Station at 1pm today, as campaigners aim to prevent its closure.

It was originally due to close two years ago but is now due to shut on New Year's Eve.

"We continue to work with representatives from Haworth Parish Council and other potential partners to identify if it's feasible for the fire station to be used as a community facility."

– Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Steve Beckley
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