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Video: Firefighters targeted twice in evening attacks, one involved fireworks

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Firefighters were targeted in two attacks in Birmingham, UK. Both happened on Saturday evening.

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Image credit: Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

The first happened at 6.14pm at Redvers Road, Bordesley Green.

Crews were called to a bonfire on parkland, but when they arrived they were targeted by youths with a laser pen who were throwing objects.

Image credit: Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Image credit: Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Then at 7.16pm, a crew called to a bin fire in Stoney Lane, Balsall Heath, was subjected to verbal abuse. They also had fireworks thrown at them during the attack.

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