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Fire spreads to parade of shops in Littlehampton

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  • June 26, 2010
Investigations are under way into the cause of a fire at a parade of shops in West Sussex. Firefighters from Littlehampton, East Preston and Arundel were called to Wick Street, Littlehampton at 0210 BST, where the roof of a shop was on fire. The blaz...

Fire in 100 tonne Wellingborough wood chip pile

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  • June 26, 2010
Flames are tearing through 100 tonnes of wood chippings at a Northamptonshire waste disposal site. The fire started at about 0130 BST on Sidegate Lane, Wellingborough, and the fire service said they expected to remain there "for some time". About 30 ...

Light reflecting through windows starts Wyke Regis fire

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  • June 26, 2010
Light reflecting through the windows of a conservatory on a flat in Dorset is thought to have started a fire which destroyed parts of the property. Crews were called to Portland Road in Wyke Regis at about 1100 BST after several people called 999 and...

Firefighters called to Solihull Jaguar Land Rover site

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  • June 26, 2010
Firefighters tackled a severe blaze at Jaguar Land Rover in Solihull. A fault caused an electric forklift truck to catch fire, which spread to a 40ft (12m) articulated lorry trailer, several plastic storage crates and a storage building at the Lode L...

Person dies in 'suspicious' house fire in Maidenhead

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  • June 26, 2010
A person who died in a house fire in Berkshire is thought to have been a woman in her 20s who was a visitor. Firefighters were called to the house in Moor Lane, North Town, Maidenhead, in the very early hours. A number of people escaped from the buil...

Fire destroys valleys' infants school

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  • June 26, 2010
An investigation is under way into a fire which destroyed an infants school in the Cynon Valley overnight. The fire broke out at Ynysboeth school, in Mountain Ash, just before midnight. At the height of the blaze, more than 50 firefighters were tackl...

Coach fire near Holywell brings A55 disruption

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  • June 26, 2010
A coach fire has brought delays on the eastbound carriageway of one of the main road routes across north Wales. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to the incident on the A55 expressway near Holywell, Flintshire, shortly before ...

Two men rescued from burning boat off Skye

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  • June 26, 2010
Two men have been rescued after fire broke out on their fishing boat which later sank off Skye. Smoke was seen coming from the 12m-long Sarah Lena as she was going into harbour at Uig just before 1700 BST. The men, who were uninjured, were taken off ...

Grass fire on MoD land on Salisbury Plain continues

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  • June 26, 2010
A grass fire which has been alight for more than a day on military land on Salisbury Plain is continuing to burn. A Ministry of Defence spokesman said the area was in a remote location and used for live firing practice. He added they would let the fi...

Funeral for two children who died in Buxton house fire

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  • June 26, 2010
The funeral of two children who died in a house fire has taken place in Derbyshire. Niamh and Cayden Maynard, aged five and two, died at their home in the Fairfield area of Buxton on 23 April. Their mother, Fiona Adams, 23, has been charged with two ...

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