A Diwali safety campaign has been launched with a bang today in Leicester, as firefighters from Leicestershire Fire and rescue gave a demonstration as to what happens if water is put on hot oil in a pan.
The campaign has been launched to get make more people aware of dangers during Diwali celebrations.
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A largely cloud afternoon with some patchy rain for some. Winds will also increase through the afternoon.
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The Midland's city is in carnival mood as Leicester City face Manchester United in a match that could secure them the championship crown.