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Derby fire deaths: Firefighter describes carrying children out

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  • February 21, 2013
A firefighter has told a manslaughter trial how he found "casualties everywhere" as he searched for children in a fatal house fire. Five children died in the blaze at their home in Derby last May, and a sixth died later in hospital. Their parents Mic...

Woman dies in fire at house in Thame

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  • February 21, 2013
A woman has died in a fire at her home in Oxfordshire. Firefighters were called to the blaze in Thame just before 15:30 GMT on Wednesday. Crews extinguished the fire in the living room of the property and found the woman but were unable to save her. ...

Bradford City fire victims remembered at cup final

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  • February 21, 2013
A Bradford City fan has said the League Cup final is a chance to remember those supporters who lost their lives in a fire at the club's ground. Dave Hustler was awarded a medal for bravery after he helped rescue people after fire swept through a stan...

Harlow fire deaths: Appeal for cyclist witness

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  • February 21, 2013
Police are still trying to track down a teenager seen on a bike near a house fire in Essex that claimed the lives of a mother and her five children. Four witnesses have come forward and been eliminated from the inquiry into the arson attack in Barn M...

Boy trapped in mud in Staffordshire rescued

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  • February 21, 2013
A boy has been airlifted to hospital after being trapped in mud up to his waist, the ambulance service has said. West Midlands Ambulance Service said the 12-year-old became stuck in a field off Broadholes Lane in Wheaton Aston in Staffordshire on Wed...

Remains of one person found after Kansas City blast

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  • February 21, 2013
Search crews picking through rubble of a restaurant destroyed by a gas explosion in Kansas City, Missouri, have found the remains of one person. Mayor Sly James declined to say whether the person was a man or a woman. An employee, a woman, was missin...

World Police and Fire Games: Kings Hall to host opening ceremony

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  • February 21, 2013
The opening ceremony of the World Police and Fire Games in Northern Ireland will be held at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The games are billed as the third largest international multi-sport event in the world. Ten thousand competitors and 15,000 visitor...

Derby fire deaths: Mick Philpott 'said former mistress was evil'

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  • February 21, 2013
A father accused of the manslaughter of six of his children in a house fire described his former live-in mistress as evil, a trial has heard. Michael Philpott is alleged to have started the fire at his home in Derby to frame former mistress Lisa Will...

Fire at International Laboratory Services in Shardlow

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  • February 21, 2013
A fire which ripped through a pharmaceutical testing facility in Derbyshire is not thought to be "suspicious or malicious". The fire service said it was thought to have started in a laboratory at International Laboratory Services Limited (ILSL). Abou...

MP Chris Leslie warns of fire service privatisation

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  • February 21, 2013
When buildings burn, we expect the fire brigade. It's a public service funded by the tax payer. But a political row has been ignited by government plans to allow fire fighting and rescue to be outsourced and bring in private contractors. That alarms ...

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