Four officers from the West Mercia Police Force who rescued two people from a burning car have been recognised at last night's Police Bravery Awards.
Four cars had collided and one of the cars caught fire with two people trapped inside.
As one problem followed another, the officers persevered in trying to rescue the pair, battling the flames with a fire extinguisher, attempting to separate the cars to stop the flames spreading, and removing an oxygen cylinder from one of the cars just before it exploded
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The country is generally seen as a safe place and experts today said incidents like the death of backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung were rare.
Fine and dry, with warm sunny spells on Wednesday.
A dry and fine day. Some thundery rain possible later.