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Stoke-on-Trent fire: Residents urged to close windows

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  • July 25, 2011
A major fire in Stoke-on-Trent has led to residents being asked to stay inside their homes due to the smoke. Emergency services were called to the fire at the Biffa Waste Services site, in Newstead, during the afternoon. A West Midlands Ambulance Ser...

Fforestfach tyre fire site is demolished and made safe

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  • July 25, 2011
The site of the major fire in Swansea has now been cleared and made safe, say officials. Contractors have demolished the building where 5,000 tonnes of tyre flock, a by-product of tyre recycling, burned for three weeks on Fforestfach industrial estat...

Man, 39, arrested following Wigston house fire

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  • July 25, 2011
A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a Leicestershire house. Emergency crews were called to the property on Paddock Street, in Wigston, at about 11:10 BST on Sunday. Police cordoned off the road for more than ...

Ex-fire station blaze in Brampton forces home evacuations

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  • July 25, 2011
Six homes were evacuated after a blaze broke out at a disused fire station in South Yorkshire. Emergency crews were called to the building on Knollbeck Lane, Brampton near Rotherham at 14:15 BST. Seven fire engines and about 30 firefighters were sent...

Mobility scooter man survives 100mph Essex train crash

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  • July 25, 2011
A man who was hit by a train travelling at 100mph after his mobility scooter got stuck on a level crossing in Essex has escaped with only minor injuries. Paramedics were called to the crossing at Church Street in Kelvedon, near Colchester, at about 1...

Woman dies in house fire in Dedworth, Berkshire

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  • July 25, 2011
A 38-year-old woman from Windsor has died in a house fire. Police said the woman was rescued from the house by firefighters but was declared died at the scene. Fire crews were called to Wolf Lane, Dedworth, at 0030 BST. They say the fire is not being...

Helensburgh people key to solving fire murder case

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  • July 25, 2011
Police investigating the murders of a man and his sister in a deliberate house fire in Helensburgh have said the answer lies in the local community. Thomas Sharkey, 21, died in the blaze at his family home in Scott Court at about 0500 BST on Sunday. ...

Stanmer Park pavilion gutted by 'fire ball'

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  • July 25, 2011
A park pavilion has been destroyed by a blaze which engulfed the building and caused a "fire ball" which alerted drivers on the nearby A27. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said it received repeated calls from motorists who thought the trees were ...

Isle of Man house fire caused by multi-plug cable

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  • July 25, 2011
A fire at a house in the Isle of Man was caused by a cable from a multi-plug adapter, the fire service has said. The blaze at the property on Ballakermeen Drive in Douglas was brought under control on Sunday. It is thought a chair was placed on the c...

Fire training college private sector plan moves closer

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  • July 25, 2011
A plan for the national Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh to team up with private training providers has moved a step closer. The Local Government Association (LGA) said in February that urgent measures were needed to save the college, which w...

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