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Archive for January 8th 2012

Resident rescued from Douglas flat fire

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  • January 8, 2012
A resident of a flat in the Isle of Man had to be rescued from their bed after a fire broke out in their front room. Fire crews were called to the flat on Bucks Road in Douglas when they were alerted to smoke coming from the property just after 01:00...

Derbyshire nursery fire could be malicious

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  • January 8, 2012
Crime officers will be attending the scene of a fire at a Derbyshire nursery after it was thought to have been started deliberately. Fire crews were called to The Cottage Day nursery in Mansfield Road, Heanor, just after 05:00 GMT. A small storage bu...

Fire kills twins and brothers at Lancashire bungalow

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  • January 8, 2012
Three young children and their teenage brother have been killed by a fire at a bungalow in Lancashire. The blaze broke out at the house in Lytham Road, Freckleton, at about 23:20 GMT on Saturday. Reece Smith, 19, four-year-old twins Holly and Ella Sm...

Penygraig, Rhondda, kitchen blaze injures man and woman

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  • January 8, 2012
An elderly man and a woman were both burned in a blaze in the kitchen of a Rhondda home, according to fire chiefs. The man suffered burns to his face and the woman's hands were burnt in the incident in Penygraig. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service s...

House is damaged in fire at Castle Cosy in County Louth

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  • January 8, 2012
Extensive damage has been caused to a house in County Louth in the Irish Republic following an overnight fire. Up to 25 fire fighters were called to help extinguish the blaze at the property at Castle Cosy in Castlebellingham. Two men were treated fo...

Devon and Somerset fire log changes 'could hide cuts'

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  • January 8, 2012
A move by Devon and Somerset Fire Service to stop publishing full attendance records for emergency calls could hide future cuts, a union claims. The service is only publicly publishing the response time of the first fire engine at a scene. Full recor...

Telford fire: Newborn baby and four others hurt in fire

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  • January 8, 2012
Two adults and three children, one of them a newborn baby, were taken to hospital after a serious house fire in Shropshire. The fire started at about 01:35 GMT in a two-storey house in Teal Close, near Brookside, Telford. The five people escaped from...

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