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Fire crews work hard to keep Titon fire at bay

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The high volume pump has now arrived giving us more water. Crews working hard in the sunset #tiptonfire http://t.co/I77yKrIjk0

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Tipton fire presents 'no imminent danger' to public

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In attendance at a scrap yard fire in Tipton. Crews working assertively to reduce the impact @westmidsfire http://t.co/gSf9RRjgKm

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Policeman saves Tipton child's life

Zoe, Amelia and PC Carl Scott Credit: West Midlands Police

A mother from Tipton is spending Christmas with her daughter after a police officer saved the child’s life.

Zoe Earnshaw called the police on Thursday 5 December after her baby girl Amelia stopped breathing and started to turn blue.

PC Carl Scott arrived with a colleague and gave Amelia emergency first aid. After chest compressions and one breath of air she began to come round.

After spending five days in hospital she was sent home in time for Christmas.

Woman charged over dog attack on pensioner

A woman has been charged after a pensioner and his two small Yorkies were savaged in an attack in Sandwell.

The 72-year-old was walking his two Yorkshire terriers along Field Road, Tipton, at around 4pm on December 4 when they were set upon by two dogs.

The woman has been granted bail to appear in court on December 23
The woman has been granted bail to appear in court on December 23 Credit: Joe Giddens/PA

He suffered cuts to his hands, while one of his pets had to be put down due to internal bleeding. The other dog is recovering from multiple bite wounds.

Mariana Stewart, aged 19, of Field Road, was charged with possessing a fighting dog an allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control. She has been granted police bail to appear at Sandwell Magistrates Court on December 23.

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