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Fire above Bayfields Hotel and Bar "arson"

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  • November 23, 2014
A blaze which broke out in a flat above a pub in Lowestoft is being treated as arson, police have said. Bayfields Hotel and Bar in High Street had to be evacuated after the fire started on the first floor. Six fire appliances attended the scene and i...

London's Charing Cross reopens after fire on train

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  • November 23, 2014
Charing Cross station in central London was closed for about two hours following a fire on a train. The blaze, thought to have been caused by an electrical fault, broke out in a carriage on platform six.  Passengers described panic at the scene, wit...

Retford house fire leaves one person dead

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  • November 23, 2014
A person has died in a fire at flats in north Nottinghamshire. Smoke was reported coming from the large converted Victorian house on Cobwell Road, Retford, at about 16:30 GMT on Friday. Fire, police and ambulance services all attended the scene and s...

Fire engulfs factory in Sydney, Australia

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  • November 23, 2014
A large fire engulfed a factory in western Sydney, Australia. About one hundred fire fighters battled to contain the blaze, which broke out at a plastics factory and spread to an adjoining timber storage area. Claudia Redmond reports. See Video Repo...

Great Offley bus fire: Sixteen passengers evacuated

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  • November 23, 2014
A single-decker bus carrying 16 passengers, including some school children, has been destroyed by fire. The blaze broke out in the rear engine compartment, as the Arriva 102 bus drove down Luton Road, Great Offley, Hertfordshire, at about 16:30 GMT. ...

Wheelie bin fire death man named as Darren Robson

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  • November 23, 2014
A man found in a wheelie bin fire on North Tyneside has been named. Darren Robson, 43, from Whitley Bay, was discovered by firefighters after reports of a fire in a bin store off Whitley Road at 06:20 GMT on Friday. Northumbria Police are trying to e...

Body found in caravan after fire in Midlothian

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  • November 23, 2014
The body of a man has been found in a caravan which was damaged by fire in Midlothian, police have confirmed. Emergency services were called to the fire at Hedge Row in Nivensknowe Park, Loanhead, at 05:00. Police Scotland said an investigation was n...

Bilston fire: Crews tackle Oxford Street blaze

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  • November 23, 2014
More than 100 firefighters have tackled a blaze at a building containing industrial units in the West Midlands. Crews said they received a "number of calls" from members of the public alerting them to the fire in Oxford Street, Bilston, just after 02...

Dishwasher fire at Deeside home

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  • November 19, 2014
A fire which started in a dishwasher at a house in Deeside in the middle of the night left four children and a woman needing hospital treatment North Wales Fire Service were called to Sealand Avenue, Garden City, just before 01:00 on Wednesday. The f...

Australian dies in Cambodia nightclub fire

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  • November 19, 2014
Five people have been killed in a nightclub fire in Cambodia, including an Australian tourist, local police have confirmed. Tom Ricketson, 32 and from Sydney, suffocated in blaze at the Hip Hop club in north-western city of Siem Reap. He had arrived ...

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