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Scene of Southport fire

Police tape marks the scene Credit: Granada Reports

Police are still at the scene of a fire in Southport where officers found two bodies.

A man's been arrested on suspicion of arson. Fire crews put out the flames before finding the bodies in the house.

Officers are still at the house Credit: Granada Reports
Smoke blackens windows of the property Credit: Granada Reports

Fire at Southport scrapyard

Picture from Claire Mills

Fire crews on Merseyside have been out all night trying to bring a huge fire at a scrapyard under control.Up to 10 engines were called out at 7.50pm last night to tackle the flames at Crowland Street.

People living near the fire were advised to keep windows and doors shut as a precaution.

Four engines remain at the scene and expect to remain there for the day.

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Southport couple make almost daily trip to Lakes to search for their missing dog

Joey has been missing since mid-December

A couple from Southport have been travelling around 160 miles to Ullswater, almost daily, to search for their missing dog.

The four-year-old black and white coloured Jack Russell, called Joey, ran off whilst out a walk with his owner, Paul Meadows.

Mr Meadows was walking along High Street, above Ullswater, on 18th December when Joey took off in the mist to see other dogs.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team have been helping Paul and his wife Wendy search for Joey, but so far they have been unsuccessful.

Joey is a black and white Jack Rusell
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