The bronze statue of Eric Morecambe will be reinstated on the seafront in Morecambe after it was vandalised. The leg that had been cut through has now been repaired. The statue will be lowered into place by a crane.
Lancashire Firefighters have rescued a 13-year-old boy from the quicksands of Morecambe Bay.
Crews were in the area yesterday for a training exercise which was abandoned for the real emergency.
Amy Welch reports.
A training exercise in Morecambe turned into the real thing last night when a 13 year old boy got stuck in quick sands. He was pulled to safety and was unhurt.
A training exercise for fire crews turned into the real thing at Morecambe Bay. Officers from Lancashire Fire and Rescue were on the sands at Silverdale when a teenage boy got stuck in quicksand. Crews managed to pull him to safety. Our reporter Amy Welch filmed the rescue on her mobile phone.
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