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Shell UK to be prosecuted over Bacton terminal blast

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  • December 1, 2010
Shell UK is to be prosecuted in connection with an explosion and fire at a Norfolk gas terminal in 2008. The Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive are bringing a joint prosecution against the energy giant. Shell UK will face charges ...

Wheelie bin blaze hall replacement sought

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  • December 1, 2010
Councillors have backed plans to build a new village hall in south west Scotland to replace one destroyed by a wheelie bin fire. It is nearly 18 months since the previous building in Cairnryan was damaged. The 2009 blaze, which was blamed on vandals,...

Fire damages former Leicester brewery site

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  • December 1, 2010
A fire which further damaged a derelict building in Leicester may have been caused by homeless people trying to keep warm. The incident at All Saints Brewery on Highcross Street, parts of which are listed, began on Monday evening. The road was closed...

Dog owner escapes plunge into Kilmardinny Loch

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  • December 1, 2010
A dog walker has survived a fall into an iced loch in East Dunbartonshire. The emergency arose after a dog walked onto Kilmardinny Loch in Bearsden and fell through the ice, to be followed seconds later by his owner. A male passer-by was able to pull...

Fire damages former Leicester brewery site

  • News Item
  • December 1, 2010
A fire which further damaged a derelict building in Leicester may have been caused by homeless people trying to keep warm. The incident at All Saints Brewery on Highcross Street, parts of which are listed, began on Monday evening. The road was closed...

Woman 'might have been in serious Moray house fire'

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  • December 1, 2010
An elderly woman may have been inside a house which was destroyed by fire in Moray, police have said. Grampian Fire and Rescue Service was called to the building in Rafford, Forres, on Monday morning. About 24 firefighters were involved in battling t...

Fire damages former Lonsdale Cinema in Carlisle

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  • December 1, 2010
A fire which damaged part of a former cinema in Carlisle is being treated as suspicious. More than 20 firefighters tackled the blaze at the derelict former Lonsdale Cinema in Warwick Road on Monday night. It is believed the fire started in the bingo ...

Elderly man dies in house blaze in Tamworth

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  • December 1, 2010
An 87-year-old man has died after a house fire in Staffordshire in the early hours. The man was found in a downstairs bedroom by crews called to Ashby Road, Tamworth, shortly after 0135 GMT. "When ambulance staff arrived firefighters were bringing th...

Man rescued after falling through ice at Radley Lakes

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  • December 1, 2010
A man has been rescued after falling through the ice of an Oxfordshire lake while trying to rescue his dog. The man's daughter raised the alarm after he fell in about 40m (130ft) from the bank at Radley Lakes near Abingdon. Fire and rescue crews were...

Fire tackled at Kidderminster furniture company

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  • December 1, 2010
Crews have tackled a fire at a furniture manufacturing company in Worcestershire. The incident on the Hartlebury Trading Estate in Kidderminster was believed to have been caused by an electrical fault, the fire service said. An electrical store cupbo...

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