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LAS 'spike in calls'

The London Ambulance Service is preparing for a spike in calls later, when England play France in Euro 2012.

They've set up an alcohol recovery centre and booze bus in the West End as a result of an increase in calls during the World Cup. The Service is urging people to drink sensibly and plan their journey home.

Don't drink and cook, fans warned

A fire chief has warned England football fans to get a takeaway on their way home from the pub during Euro 2012 rather than risk burning down their home by doing their own cooking.

New figures released by London Fire Brigade show two fires a day happen after Londoners have been drinking, and one in four people who die in a fire has alcohol in their system.

Three-quarters of alcohol-related fires are caused by cooking under the influence, with over half of these incidents caused by someone falling asleep.

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"Get a Takeaway" say London Fire Brigade

A fire chief has warned England football fans to get a takeaway on their way home from the pub during Euro 2012 rather than risk burning down their home by doing their own cooking.

New figures released by London Fire Brigade show two fires a day happen after Londoners have been drinking, and one in four people who die in a fire has alcohol in their system.

Three-quarters of alcohol-related fires are caused by cooking under the influence, with over half of these incidents caused by someone falling asleep.

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