Blanket danger deterrent.(News)

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service presented an electrical blanket to a 103 year old as they launched an initiative to keep elderly residents in Poole warm this winter.

Mrs Gardener was the star attraction as she helped launch Dorset's new electrical blanket initiative, which has been set up in partnership with Age Concern in order to help keep the elderly, living in Poole, safe and warm this winter.

The partnership initiative was set up after concerns were raised about the potential dangers of electrical blankets if they are old and uncared for. …

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