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London residents march against fire station closure plans

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  • May 26, 2013
Hundreds of north London residents have marched against plans to close their local fire station, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said. London Fire Brigade (LFB) plans to close 12 fire stations remove 18 fire engines, and make 500 job cuts. The FBU ...

Aeroplane makes Dundee Airport emergency landing

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  • May 26, 2013
A small aeroplane has made a safe emergency landing at Dundee Airport after one of its propellers stopped working. Police, fire, ambulance and coastguard services were called to the airport and a full emergency was declared at about 15:50. Roads were...

Black Country scrapyard fires 'could be linked'

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  • May 26, 2013
Three suspicious scrapyard fires in the Black Country in the past week could have been started by the same people, police say. About 50 vehicles were destroyed in the latest fire at A&A Auto Express in Smethwick, on Friday night. On Tuesday night...

Major scrubland fire breaks out in Slamannan

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  • May 26, 2013
Firefighters have been called to what it is described as a "major scrubland and forestry fire" in Slamannan. The outbreak was reported at about 12:15. A total of 40 firefighters are tackling the blaze. The fire is close to Shielknowes Farm on the A80...

Missouri rail crash brings down US road bridge

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  • May 26, 2013
Two goods trains have collided in the US state of Missouri, bringing down a road bridge and leaving seven people injured. The crash, in Scott County, prompted one of the trains to derail, hitting a pillar propping up Highway M, reports said. Two cars...

Guernsey Water supply 'safe' from firefighting foam

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  • May 26, 2013
A field where a cargo plane crashed and burst into flames, is set to be dug up to stop hazardous chemicals entering Guernsey's water supply. Foam used by firefighters to tackle the blaze when the plane from Luton came down, in 1999, had unsafe levels...

Six treated in Royal Victoria Hospital chemical alert

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  • May 26, 2013
Six people have been treated by paramedics after a chemical incident at a hospital in Folkestone. The alert followed the discovery of an unknown substance found in public toilets at the Royal Victoria Hospital. Firefighters wearing chemical protectio...

Bala caravan fire injures family of seven

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  • May 26, 2013
A couple and five children have been taken to hospital after a fire which destroyed their caravan at a park in Gwynedd. The incident happened just before 08:00 BST at Cefn Ddwysarn near Bala. An electric heater set the touring caravan's awning alight...

Man injured escaping from Tranent house fire

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  • May 26, 2013
A man has suffered burns to his hands and face, and a broken leg, as he escaped from a house fire. Fire Scotland said the man appears to have jumped from the two-storey mid-terraced house in Tranent, East Lothian. Firefighters from Tranent, Musselbur...

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