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Two rescued from flat after fire in Leeds shop

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  • June 27, 2010
Two people have been rescued after a fire in the Harehills area of Leeds. The man and woman were rescued after a fire broke out in The Sky's The Limit shop on Harehills Lane at about 1945 BST on Saturday. A fire service spokeswoman said it was though...

Two quizzed over fire at disused school in Northampton

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  • June 27, 2010
Two people have been arrested on suspicion of arson and released on bail pending further inquiries after a fire at a disused school in Northampton. Most of the former Greenoaks school at Kingsthorpe has been destroyed despite the efforts of about 60 ...

Murder inquiry after woman's fire death in Maidenhead

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  • June 27, 2010
A murder investigation is under way after a 23-year-old woman died in a house fire in Berkshire. Emergency services were called to the fire in Moor Lane, Maidenhead, in the early hours of Friday. Police said the woman who died had been visiting the p...

Probe into fatal blaze at house

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  • June 27, 2010
A woman has died in a house fire in West Lothian, police have said. The blaze broke out between 0430 and 0500 BST at a terraced house on Ambrose Rise, in the Dedridge area of Livingston. An investigation by police and the fire service is under way to...

Woman dies in Milngavie house fire

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  • June 27, 2010
An elderly woman has died in a house fire in Milngavie, near Glasgow. Irene Young, 93, died after a blaze broke out at her home in Clochbar Avenue just before 1800 BST on Saturday. Strathclyde Police said there were no suspicious circumstances. Meanw...

Disused Northampton school damaged by fire

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  • June 27, 2010
A fire has severely damaged a disused school in Northampton. Sixty firefighters aboard 10 fire engines were called to the school in Bective Road in the Kingsthorpe area on Saturday afternoon. Fire officers said an explosion heard throughout the area ...

Caravan fire spreads through Chatham Dock in Kent

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  • June 27, 2010
More than 80 firefighters have tackled a blaze that swept through Chatham Dock in Gillingham. Kent Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to the docks at 1730 BST on Saturday. A caravan went up in flames and the fire then spread to nearby lorr...

Power restored to thousands of Portsmouth homes

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  • June 27, 2010
Thousands of residents who faced a day-long power cut after a fire broke out at an electricity substation have had their supply restored. About 47,000 customers were affected by the fire at the substation in Warblington Street, Old Portsmouth, at abo...

Probe into Conservative club fire in Newhaven

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  • June 27, 2010
An investigation is under way into a fire in Newhaven that destroyed the town's Conservative club. The blaze swept through the building in South Way at 0150 BST on Saturday and was brought under control 10 hours later. The crews' efforts were hampere...

Revellers hurt in Thailand tourist speed boat collision

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  • June 27, 2010
Some 40 people have been injured after two speedboats carrying tourists collided in the Gulf of Thailand. They overturned a few kilometres out to sea while ferrying people to and from a party on Koh Pha Ngan island beach, throwing many revellers into...

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