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Man found dead in Lowestoft house fire

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  • April 20, 2015
The body of a man has been found in a house by emergency services responding to a fire. Firefighters were called to the property on Oulton Road North at 10:39 BST. Suffolk Police said the body of the man was found inside the house. A cordon is in pla...

Fire crews tackle at Inverness city centre blaze

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  • April 20, 2015
Firefighters have tackled a blaze in Inverness city centre, that first began on Wednesday night. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were still dealing with "hotspots" on Friday - mainly inside the building. The area around a building on Academy Str...

Man found dead after house fire in Peterhead

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  • April 20, 2015
A man has died following a blaze at a house in Peterhead. The fire broke out just before 15:00 on Saturday at a semi-detached property on Ravenscraig Road in the town. Firefighters found the body of man inside the property while tackling the blaze. P...

Clabby investigation: 13 dogs are killed in fire at shed

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  • April 20, 2015
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police. Police said the fire in the Drumcor Road area was reported at about 20:15 BST on Saturday evening. They said investig...

Fire damages Waddington industrial estate

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  • April 18, 2015
A fire at an industrial estate in Lincolnshire has caused extensive damage and forced the closure of a main road. Six fire engines were called to the fire on Grantham Road in Waddington near Lincoln late on Wednesday night. A large shed used as a joi...

Two rescued from roof in Carmarthenshire flat fire

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  • April 18, 2015
Two people have been rescued from the roof of their home following a fire in Carmarthenshire. Firefighters were called to the blaze at flats at Morlan Terrace, Burry Port, just after 01:30 BST on Friday. Both people were treated for the effects of sm...

Chichester Travelodge fire started in tumble dryer

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  • April 18, 2015
Laundry catching alight inside a tumble dryer started a fire at a West Sussex hotel, fire investigators have said. Residents of the Travelodge in Chapel Street, Chichester, had to be evacuated from the hotel after the fire broke out at 01:13 BST on M...

Oxford's five-star Randolph Hotel hit by fire

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  • April 18, 2015
The five-star Randolph Hotel in the centre of Oxford has been damaged by fire. Thick black smoke could be seen coming from the 150-year-old gothic building on Beaumont Street, which caught fire at about 16:30 BST. The street was closed both ways to a...

M25 Cobham Services forced to shut by KFC fire

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  • April 18, 2015
Parts of a service area on the M25 in Surrey remain closed after a fire at a KFC restaurant. Eight fire engines and three other vehicles were sent to Cobham Services at 07:30 BST, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said. No casualties were reported and t...

Elderly woman dies in 'accidental' house fire in Wallasey

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  • April 18, 2015
An elderly woman has died in a Wirral house fire believed to be accidentally started by "discarded smoking materials", the fire service said. Fire crews were called to Rake Lane, Wallasey, at about midnight and found the woman's body in the lounge. M...