They serve more than four million people across the region, and now two of those people have said a very special thank-you to East Midlands Ambulance Service for their life-saving skills.
Simon Bakewell from Leicester suffered a heart attack while out walking with his family, just weeks after having a heart transplant. His heart stopped beating - but an off-duty crew managed to help bring him back to life. Callum Watkinson reports.
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Showers will die out during the evening to leave a dry night across the region.
A dry night is in prospect with light winds and some cloud breaks allowing clear spells.
Nottingham City Transport are investigating after one of their buses burst into flames.