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A1 in Nottinghamshire reopens after chemical spill

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  • June 23, 2011
The A1 in Nottinghamshire has fully reopened after being closed for more than 36 hours following a lorry fire and chemical spillage. Crews were called to the A1 at North Muskham at about 0100 BST on Wednesday to tackle a lorry on fire and a spillage ...

Aylesbury mosque fire leaves three injured

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  • June 23, 2011
A fire at a mosque in Buckinghamshire has left three men with minor injuries. Emergency services were called to Aylesbury's Jamia Ghausia mosque in Havelock Street during prayer time on Thursday afternoon. A spokesman for Buckinghamshire Fire and Res...

Fire breaks out at Royal Victoria hospital

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  • June 23, 2011
A number of construction workers have been moved from the Royal Victoria Hospital after a fire broke out on Thursday afternoon. It is understood the blaze is in a new critical care unit which is currently under construction. Ten fire appliances went ...

Fire breaks out on Falmouth dry dock ferry

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  • June 23, 2011
About 200 workers were evacuated from a ship in a Falmouth dry dock after fire broke out. Emergency services were called at 1100 BST after oil caught light on the car transporter the Republic of Brazilia. The fire had been put out when the fire servi...

Buckinghamshire fire service consultation on future

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  • June 23, 2011
A public consultation is under way into the future spending of Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. The 10-week consultation follows the publication of a draft five-year public safety plan for the service. The plan contains a number of options fo...

Walsgrave flat 'arson attack' kills man

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  • June 23, 2011
A 63-year-old man has died in a suspected arson attack on his home in Coventry. Emergency services were called to a flat in Peterlee Walk, Walsgrave, at 2115 BST on Wednesday. Allan Greasley, who lived alone, was rescued from the flat by fire crews b...

Kent boy arrested over 'St Simon Stock school arson'

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  • June 23, 2011
A teenager has been arrested in connection with an arson attack at a Kent school. The 16-year-old, from Chatham, was questioned by police over the incident at St Simon Stock Catholic School in Oakwood Park, Maidstone. Kent Fire and Rescue Service was...

Cordon in place at Stratton Strawless scrapyard fire

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  • June 23, 2011
A 500ft (200m) cordon has been set up around the site of a fire at a scrapyard in Norfolk. More than 50 firefighters spent most of the night tackling the fire at Stratton Strawless, between Norwich and Aylsham. Emergency crews said the exclusion zone...

Lane closed after chemical spill on A1 Nottinghamshire

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  • June 23, 2011
One southbound lane remains closed on the A1 in Nottinghamshire following a lorry fire and chemical spillage. Crews were called to the A1 at North Muskham at about 0100 BST on Wednesday to tackle a lorry on fire and a spillage of irritant chemicals. ...

Bolton arson attack: Police appeal for 'final' clue

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  • June 23, 2011
Police investigating an arson attack which claimed the lives of a woman and her grand-daughter have appealed to people who hold "the final piece of information" about it to come forward. Hameeda Begum, 71, and Alana Mian, four, were killed in the fir...

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