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Arson attacks on eight cars in Ponciau

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  • January 29, 2011
Eight cars have been deliberately set on fire in a village in a two-hour spell under cover of darkness. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the cars were attacked in Ponciau, near Wrexham between 0241 and 0447 on Saturday morning. The first two,...

Crews fight second fire at derelict Sidmouth hotel

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  • January 29, 2011
A second fire has raged through a derelict hotel in Devon less than four weeks after it was severely damaged in a suspicious blaze. Firefighters were called to the four-storey Fortfield Hotel, near Sidmouth seafront, just before 1900 GMT on Friday. C...

Caretaker rescues man from flat fire in Dundee

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  • January 29, 2011
A caretaker has rescued a man from a burning flat in Dundee after being alerted by the building's linked smoke alarms. The fire broke out in a first-floor flat of the four-storey Burnside Mill building in Milnes East Wynd just before 2330 GMT on Frid...

Fire breaks out at recycling centre in Colwick

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  • January 29, 2011
Crews have extinguished a fire that broke out at a recycling centre in Nottingham. Two appliances were called to the site at Private Road Number Four on Colwick Industrial Estate in the early hours of Saturday. A spokesperson for Nottinghamshire Fire...

Crews rescue trapped man from Plymouth house fire

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  • January 29, 2011
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Plymouth. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to the fire at River View Lane in the Prince Rock area at about 0715 GMT. Firefighters from Greenban...

Coven Heath house gutted in 'incredibly stupid' attack

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  • January 29, 2011
A bungalow has been gutted in an arson attack in Staffordshire. Three crews were called to tackle the fire in Ball Lane, Coven Heath, which was reported at 0510 GMT on Friday. The derelict house was well alight and too dangerous to enter when crews a...

Firefighters fight oil tank blaze in Guernsey

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  • January 29, 2011
Dogs in a kennel had to be rescued after an oil tank fire in Guernsey spread to nearby outbuildings. Guernsey Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to the fire at a property on Rue d'Lecole in the Vale at about 0940 GMT. No-one was injured in the fire,...

Two rescued from separate fires in Hampshire

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  • January 29, 2011
 man and a woman have been rescued by firefighters in separate incidents in Hampshire. A man was rescued from a fire in a second floor flat at a property in Beales Close, Andover, on Friday evening. He was taken to hospital. The fire is thought ...

Man missing after bungalow fire in Flitwick

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  • January 29, 2011
Police are trying to find a man who has gone missing after a fire at a bungalow where he is believed to live in Flitwick, Bedfordshire. Fire crews were called to the blaze at the address in Lime Close in the morning. The property was "extensively smo...

Two men killed in road accidents in Scotland

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  • January 29, 2011
Two men have died in separate road accidents in the west of Scotland, police have confirmed. The first accident involved a van which left the A85 at Glen Lochy, Argyll, at about 2030 GMT on Friday. Fire crews found three people at the scene and one m...

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