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Gwynedd fire crews rescue seven from Barmouth flat fire

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  • February 8, 2013
Seven people have been rescued from a burning flat in Gwynedd. North Wales Fire crews were called to the incident in Barmouth High Street at 19:38 GMT on Thursday. A fire control officer gave the family fire survival advice over the telephone as a cr...

NI Fire Service: Terry McGonigal resigns from senior position

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  • February 8, 2013
The BBC understands that a senior member of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has resigned. The organisation has been at the centre of a major investigation by the Department of Health and the Public Accounts Committee. Terry McGonigal was...

Hampsthwaite house explosion man still critical

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  • February 8, 2013
A man in his seventies who suffered burn injuries in an explosion at a house remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital. He was rescued by neighbours after the blast caused a fire at the semi-detached house in Hampsthwaite, North Yorkshir...

Lakanal inquest: Firefighter describes 'blast furnace'

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  • February 8, 2013
A firefighter who helped tackle a London tower block blaze which killed six people has described how he went up in a platform to comfort a family who had fled on to their balcony. Conditions in the cage of the platform were like a "blast furnace", cr...

Cambridgeshire firefighters set to oppose closure plans

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  • February 8, 2013
Two fire stations in Cambridgeshire are to close and crews rehoused in a central building. Fire chiefs have decided the stations at Burwell and Swaffham Bulbeck, three miles apart, are not fit for purpose. Recommendations being put to the fire author...

Wiltshire 'flying fire engine' pilot Jeremy Paxton dies

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  • February 8, 2013
A millionaire businessman who had volunteered to operate a "flying fire engine" in Wiltshire has died. Jeremy Paxton's family said the 53-year-old, who owned the Lower Mill Estate in Gloucestershire, died on Tuesday night following a heart attack. Mr...

Descendants mark Eastbourne fire station bombing

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  • February 8, 2013
Descendants of a survivor of a WWII bombing raid which destroyed an East Sussex fire station have attended a service to mark its 70th anniversary. The bomb which fell on Eastbourne Fire Station on Sunday 7 February 1943 killed six firefighters but tw...

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