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Four people rescued from 'severe fire' in Coseley

West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed that four people and two dogs were rescued from a fire at a property in Coseley near Dudley.

They have described the incident as 'severe'.

Coseley is just north of Dudley in the Black Country. Credit: Google Maps

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WATCH: Dudley Market traders concerns over new contract

Market traders in Dudley fear a new contract could destroy the town's market. The current tender runs out in June, with the council currently trying to recruit new management.

But traders claim they will lose holiday and illness cover in the new contract - which would put them out of business. Dani Crawshaw reports.

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Watch: Dudley MP speaks out about sepsis fight

A West Midlands MP is campaigning to raise awareness about a life-threatening condition, which is killing one person every five minutes in the UK. Sepsis is a rare but serious complication of an infection, which when left untreated, can be fatal.

Dudley South MP Mike Wood thought he just had a cold when he ended up in hospital, and had to be put into a medically induced coma after going into septic shock. Rebecca Burrows reports.

Watch: Lynx plays with hose pipe at Dudley zoo

A Carpathian lynx at Dudley Zoo has been having some fun with a hose pipe.

20-month-old Dakota started playing with it as the Senior Keeper began filling up the pool in the enclosure.

Sam said:

The hose was in the pool when Dakota suddenly appeared, grabbed the end of it in his mouth and started to pull it away!

Just like a domestic cat would play with a piece of string, Dakota was doing exactly the same and I ended up playing tug of war with him to try and get the hose back out the enclosure

– Senior Keeper Sam Grove
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