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Police seek two boys over Stanford-le Hope arson attack

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  • June 17, 2010
Two boys seen playing near the scene of an arson attack in Essex in which a man was rescued are being sought by police. Fire crews went to a derelict property on fire in Southend Road, Stanford-le-Hope on Tuesday night an...

Suffolk farm fire leaves 300 pigs dead

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  • June 17, 2010
Almost 300 pigs have died after fire destroyed a Suffolk farm building. Crews from across the county, and one from Norfolk, spent six hours tackling the fire at a piggery in Poplar Hall Farm, Occold, near Eye. It beg...

Coleraine retail unit fire was arson

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  • June 17, 2010
Thirty-three firefighters tackled the overnight blaze Police have appealed for information after a retail unit in County Londonderry was damaged in an arson attack. The premises, on an industrial estate at Gateside...

Crews tackle large fire at solvents factory in Harworth

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  • June 17, 2010
Up to 80 firefighters have tackled a severe fire overnight at a solvents factory on the Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire border. Emergency services were called to Solvents for Safety on the Plumtree Industrial Estate, ...

Stranded horse winched from Dorset river

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  • June 17, 2010
The horse was examined by a vet and is recovering (picture Dorset fire) Fire crews had to winch a horse to safety when it became stuck in a river in Dorset. When rescuers arrived in Trent Way, Ferndown, they discov...

India boat accident toll rises to 62, officials say

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  • June 17, 2010
Police say the boat was old and overcrowded The death toll from Monday's boat accident in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 62 with the recovery of more bodies, officials say. Police say 17 peopl...

Mumbai wall collapse kills eight

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  • June 17, 2010
Mumbai has been experiencing heavy rains At least eight people were killed when a wall collapsed on them during heavy rains in the western Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay). Five people were rescued fr...

Deadly flash floods hit southern France

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  • June 17, 2010
At least 19 people have been killed by flash floods in south-eastern France, officials say. Several others have been reported missing after torrential rain hit the mountains above the Cote D'Azur region on Tuesday. A...

Indonesia is struck by three powerful earthquakes

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  • June 17, 2010
Footage from Metro TV shows people in Manokwari District in Papua Province and at Jakarta's Earthquake Centre At least three people have been killed after a series of powerful earthquakes in Indonesia, officials say. ...

Mexico train crash leaves 13 dead

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  • June 17, 2010
At least 13 people have been killed in a collision between freight trains in north-western Mexico. TV footage showed dozens of wrecked train carriages that had been burnt in a fire caused by the initial crash. Offici...

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