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Teenage arsonist challenged about her behaviour

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  • June 14, 2011
At a counselling session with the Fire Service, 14-year-old Hulya is challenged about starting fires in her London home. To reduce the number of fires deliberately lit by under 18s, the Fire Service is increasing intervention schemes with young peopl...

Blackpool Illuminations damaged in depot arson attack

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  • June 14, 2011
Moulds used to recreate popular figures for Blackpool Illuminations have been damaged in an arson attack at a storage depot. Blackpool Council's Illuminations Manager Richard Ryan branded those responsible for the fire as reckless. The main illuminat...

Fire forces evacuation of BMW plant in Swindon

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  • June 14, 2011
A fire has forced the evacuation of the BMW plant in Swindon. Wiltshire Fire and Rescue said it was thought the fire started in the basement of the steel pressing unit, just after 1100 BST. One member of staff at the premises on Bridge End Road, in t...

Reward offered over Upton heath fire in Dorset

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  • June 14, 2011
A reward is being offered for information that helps catch those responsible for a heath fire in Dorset. The Crimestoppers charity is offering the cash to help detectives investigating the blaze, which began near Upton on 9 June. The fire destroyed a...

Nottingham boy rescued from washing machine

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  • June 14, 2011
A six-year-old boy is recovering at home in Nottingham after he became trapped inside a washing machine. Emergency crews were called to Riber Crescent, in Basford, on Monday night and used special tools to dismantle the machine to release the boy. A ...

Fire at Marconi House in London's West End

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  • June 14, 2011
A fire at a well-known building in London's West End has been tackled by about 100 firefighters. Twenty fire engines were sent to tackle the fire on top of Marconi House, at the junction of the Strand and Aldwych, at about 1100 BST. The blaze affecte...

West Mercia Police and fire may share Bromsgrove station

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  • June 14, 2011
Police chiefs have said officers could share a station with fire crews in a Worcestershire town to cut costs. The new building would be constructed on derelict land in Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, near the Artrix theatre. If the plans go ahead, West ...

Blaze at disused Southwood Tavern pub in Ramsgate

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  • June 14, 2011
A blaze at a disused pub in Ramsgate has destroyed 80% of the building The blaze in the first floor and roof of the Southwood Tavern in Southwood Road was reported at 0550 BST. At the height of the fire, four pumps from Thanet, Margate and two from R...

Clacton beach huts restored after being damaged by fire

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  • June 14, 2011
A row of 1930s beach huts at an Essex seaside resort that was damaged by fire has been rebuilt at a cost of £92,000. The 11 blue and white huts on Clacton seafront were badly damaged by the fire which started in one of the chalets in May 2010. A...

Sonae fire: George Howarth MP calls for factory closure

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  • June 14, 2011
A Merseyside chipboard factory damaged by a large fire is facing calls from a local MP to be closed permanently. George Howarth, Labour MP for Knowsley, said other blazes and accidents had affected the Sonae plant in Kirkby, where two workers died. I...

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