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India: '38 dead' after train hits bus at level crossing

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  • July 7, 2011
At least 38 people were killed after a train hit a bus carrying wedding guests at a level crossing in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials say. The accident happened at an unmanned level crossing near Patiyali, a town 250km (160 miles) ...

Dutch FC Twente stadium roof collapse causes casualties

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  • July 7, 2011
Part of a stadium roof has collapsed in the Dutch city of Enschede, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen. The accident happened during building work at the ground of top Dutch football team FC Twente. The victims are thought to be constr...

Marlie Farm fireworks explosion police get awards

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  • July 7, 2011
Two police officers who delivered first aid to injured casualties at the scene of a blast at a fireworks depot have been recognised for their bravery. Sgt Daniel Pitcher and Pc David Upjohn were sent to the scene of a fire at Marlie Farm, East Sussex...

Six homes evacuated in Bransholme arson attack

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  • July 7, 2011
A fire on a Hull council estate, which led to six properties being evacuated, is being treated as arson. Firefighters were called to Blisland Close in Bransholme, at about 0020 BST, after a bin shed was set alight and the fire spread to neighbouring ...

Orsett Rio Recycling wood fire could burn for a week

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  • July 7, 2011
A fire involving 40,000 tonnes of recycled wood chippings in Essex is expected to burn for more than a week. Firefighters have been at the blaze at Rio Recycling in Orsett since Tuesday morning. The wood chips are in a quarry 80ft (24m) deep and 600f...

Man flees Dorset house in hair straighteners fire

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  • July 7, 2011
A man had to be treated for smoke inhalation after a set of hair straighteners caught fire at a house in Dorset. Crews were called when the blaze broke out in an upstairs bedroom in Louise Road, Dorchester, on Wednesday night. The man managed to flee...

Three children treated after Lincoln house arson attack

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  • July 7, 2011
A woman and three young children have been taken to hospital after an arson attack in Lincoln. Emergency services were called to Scorer Street at about 0130 BST to reports a house was alight. Neighbours helped put out the fire but the 26-year-old wom...

Fire crews put out Tregaron's Hall House blaze

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  • July 7, 2011
Firefighters have put out a blaze at a landmark building in a Ceredigion town. The fire started in the roof space of Hall House which adjoins Tregaron Memorial Hall in the town's square at about 1900 BST on Wednesday. Four crews from Mid and West Wal...

Fire crews tackle Tregaron's Hall House blaze

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  • July 7, 2011
Firefighters tackled a blaze at a landmark building in a Ceredigion town. The fire started in the roof space of Hall House which adjoins Tregaron Memorial Hall in the town's square at about 1900 BST on Wednesday. Four crews from Mid and West Wales Fi...

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