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Man rescue wife, 87, from fire in Bournemouth

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  • October 30, 2010
A man rescued his 87-year-old wife after an electric blanket caught fire inside their Dorset home. Gerry Derham heard his wife Doreen crying for help from their bedroom in Western Avenue, Northbourne, near Bournemouth, in the early hours. The couple ...

New London firefighter strike talks planned

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  • October 30, 2010
Fresh talks aimed at averting strikes by London's firefighters will be held on Sunday, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said. It said it would meet with London Fire Brigade (LFB) in a bid to avert an eight-hour strike on Monday and a two-day strike ...

Barn and two buildings destroyed by fire in Andover

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  • October 30, 2010
A barn and two neighbouring buildings were destroyed by fire during the early hours. Up to 50 firefighters tackled the blaze at St Mary Bourse, near Andover, Hampshire, for almost seven hours after flames spread. Crews brought the fire under control ...

Market open after Hereford buildings fire

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  • October 30, 2010
An open market has returned to Hereford after a fire which affected several buildings in a historical area. The blaze in High Town on 21 October led to demolition work on the Card Factory site. Scaffolding has remained by the River Island and Phones ...

Trapped woman rescued from house fire in Wells

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  • October 30, 2010
A woman has been rescued from a first floor bedroom at a house in Somerset after a fire broke out downstairs. Emergency services were called to the home in Burcott Road, Wells, in the early hours following reports the woman was trapped and unable to ...

Essex flats evacuated after fire

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  • October 30, 2010
A high rise block of flats in Essex was evacuated after a fire broke out on the second floor. Fire crews were called to George Tilbury House, in Godman Road, Chadwell St Mary, shortly before 2000 BST on Friday. The fire was put out about an hour late...

Picture of Huddersfield arson victim's bedroom released

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  • October 30, 2010
Petrol was poured through the letterbox of the house on Haywood Avenue, Marsh, and set alight A previously-unseen image showing the charred wreckage of a bedroom where a seven-year-old boy died 13 years ago has been released by police. Joe McCafferty...

Fire at derelict building in Sion Mills

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  • October 30, 2010
Firefighters have brought under control a blaze at the site of a historic mill in a County Tyrone village. About 50 firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze at a derelict building on Mill Avenue in Sion Mills on Saturday. Nine appliances were sent ...

Salvors board fishing ship Athena off Falmouth

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  • October 30, 2010
Salvage experts have been transferred to a stricken factory fishing ship off Falmouth. They will assess the state of the Athena, which has been on fire since Wednesday. The fire, which started in a fish packaging area, has spread and the ship is list...

Blaze tackled in Swansea's Singleton Park

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  • October 30, 2010
Firefighters spent three hours putting out a blaze in a Grade II listed building in Singleton Park in Swansea. Four fire engines, from Swansea West, Swansea Central, Morriston and Gorseinon, and a turntable ladder from Morriston were called to the pa...

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