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Summer 999 calls outstrip New Year's Eve

Yesterday was one of the hottest days of the year but today is predicted to be hotter Credit: ITV News Central

Crews dealt with more 999 calls yesterday than on New Years’ Eve, traditionally the busiest day of the year for West Midlands Ambulance service.

The service received 3,211 999 calls yesterday compared to 2,815 999 calls on New Years’ Eve in 2012.