Busy New Year For Emergency Crews

It was a busy start to the New Year for Dorset's emergency teams.

Dorset Fire Service says it had loads of calls in the early hours - most were false alarms over Chinese lanterns.

Many of the lanterns had become stuck on roofs and people were worried they'd set houses on fire.

A spokesperson for Dorset Fire and Rescue again asked that if people have to set off lanterns they needed to act responsibly and ensure they do not land on bushes or houses which could spark a fire.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Matt Wilkinson

1pm - 4pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Matt Wilkinson

On TV: 24 Reasons We Heart Christmas!

12pm - 2pm

Watch heart TV

  • John Lennon , Yoko Ono Happy Christmas (War Is Over)

    13:23

    iTunes

  • Spice Girls 2 Become 1

    13:19

    iTunes

  • Chris Rea Driving Home For Christmas

    13:11

    iTunes

  • Leona Lewis One More Sleep

    13:07

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Advertise Advertise in Dorset

Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.

Follow Heart on Twitter