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Cottesmore Amateurs FC's future threatened after fire

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  • July 26, 2011
A Rutland football club said it could be forced to withdraw from competitions after a suspicious fire in its wooden pavilion. The fire at Cottesmore Amateurs FC destroyed the changing rooms and the garage used to store items such as goalposts and two...

Electrical appliance caused Airth fatal mansion fire

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  • July 26, 2011
A mansion fire in which a leading businessman died was caused by an electrical appliance, police have said. Christophe Ferrand, 44, was pulled from the house at Airth in Stirlingshire by firefighters but later died. His wife Audrey, 45, suffered seri...

Fire deaths news broken to Helensburgh father

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  • July 26, 2011
A man critically injured in a fire at his Helensburgh home has been told that his son and daughter died in the blaze. Thomas Sharkey, 55, and his 46-year-old wife Angela escaped from their burning first-floor flat. Mrs Sharkey, who is also in a criti...

Arson suspected at Fairmile Hospital site in Cholsey

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  • July 26, 2011
A house has been destroyed in a suspected arson attack at the site of a disused psychiatric hospital. Redevelopment work had started on a new housing development at the former Fairmile Hospital, in Cholsey, Oxfordshire. About 40 firefighters were cal...

M4 Brynglas tunnel fire: Road partly shut 'for days

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  • July 26, 2011
Part of the south Wales M4 could be shut for days after a lorry fire in the Brynglas tunnels at Newport, Transport Minister Carl Sargeant has warned. The road was closed in both directions between J24 (Coldra) and J28 (Tredegar Park) after the incide...

Horsell wood flooring warehouse fire still burning

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  • July 26, 2011
A fire at a wood flooring business warehouse in Surrey is continuing to burn hours after it started. The fire, which is on the Greenbays Park industrial estate in Carthouse Lane in Horsell, near Woking, was reported just after 03:30 BST. About 40 fir...

Peckforton Castle: Groom appears in court over fire

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  • July 26, 2011
A man has appeared in court accused of starting a fire at a castle where his wedding reception was being held. Max Kay, 36, from Hunts Cross, Liverpool, is accused of starting the blaze at Peckforton Castle Hotel, Tarporley, on 19 June. The hotel was...

St Agnes Head cliff plunge driver trapped overnight

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  • July 26, 2011
A 56-year-old woman has been rescued after being trapped overnight in her car when it plunged over a cliff in north-west Cornwall in misty weather. The car rolled several times down the 300ft (91m) cliff at St Agnes Head before coming to rest on a le...

Traffic chaos after M4 Brynglas tunnel lorry blaze

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  • July 26, 2011
The M4 has been closed in both directions in south-east Wales after a lorry caught fire in the Brynglas tunnels at Newport. The Welsh Government said because of the severity of the fire the tunnels will have to remain closed until "a full and thoroug...

Biffa fire in Stoke-on-Trent 'to burn all day'

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  • July 26, 2011
A fire at a waste services site in Stoke-on-Trent that began on Monday is expected to continue burning all day on Tuesday, fire services have said. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue crews are working to contain a large fire at Biffa Waste Services in New...

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