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Man who died in Caernarfon flat fire is named

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  • June 1, 2010
Fire officials warned of the dangers of leaving candles unattended A man who died following a flat fire caused by a tealight has been named. Gwyn Lloyd Roberts, 46, of Caernarfon, was pulled out of the building in ...

Swansea's old greyhound track damaged in fire

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  • June 1, 2010
A fire at Swansea's former greyhound track has caused "substantial damage" to most of the site, according to the city council. Three fire crews spent almost three hours tackling a blaze from 0637 BST on Sunday at the stad...

Fire concierges for Edinburgh tower blocks

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  • June 1, 2010
Firefighters hope the move will help to prevent fires in tower blocks Special fire liaison concierges are to be posted at tower blocks across Edinburgh in a drive to prevent fires breaking out. At least 15 trainees...

Injured firefighter sues after Sussex fireworks blast

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  • June 1, 2010
Geoff Wicker (L) and Brian Wembridge died in the explosion A retained firefighter who was injured in a fire at a fireworks factory in which two of his colleagues died is suing East Sussex fire service. Timothy Aust...

Canadian forest fires spark alerts in Quebec and US

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  • June 1, 2010
Smoke from the fires affected the US city of Boston, about 350 miles away Firefighters in Canada are battling more than 50 forest fires that have sparked smog alerts across Quebec and parts of the north-eastern US. ...

Fire breaks out at derelict Johnstone mill

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  • June 1, 2010
The fire broke out at the mill on Monday afternoon About 80 firefighters have been tackling a major blaze at a derelict mill in Renfrewshire. Crews from Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service were called to Paton's Mi...

Fire crews 'had no water supply' at barracks in Essex

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  • June 1, 2010
The empty building had been due to be demolished, the fire service said Firefighters from two counties were hampered by a lack of water as they worked for more than five hours at an army barracks in Essex. A dereli...

Fire crews 'had no water supply' at barracks in Essex

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  • June 1, 2010
The empty building had been due to be demolished, the fire service said Firefighters from two counties were hampered by a lack of water as they worked for more than five hours at an army barracks in Essex. A dereli...

Potters Bar rail crash inquest to open

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  • June 1, 2010
The train was travelling at 100 miles an hour when it derailed An inquest into the Potters Bar rail crash in 2002 will open later in Hertfordshire. Seven people died and 76 were injured when a high-...

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