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Camberley fire station gets 4x4 to tackle heath fires

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  • May 27, 2013
A new 4x4 fire and rescue vehicle designed to tackle heath and woodland fires is being used by firefighters at a fire station in Camberley, Surrey. The Unimog can be used off-road and has capacity for 5,000 litres of water and 200 litres of foam. Sta...

Tate Gallery St Ives fire: Fears over smoke damage

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  • May 27, 2013
Staff at the Tate Gallery in St Ives, Cornwall, fear some its artworks may have suffered smoke damage in a fire. The blaze, which is thought to have started in the kitchen corridor just after 12:30 BST, has been extinguished, a gallery spokesman has ...

Police officer finds man on fire in Bishop Auckland garden

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  • May 27, 2013
A man found on fire in the front garden of house in County Durham, is being treated for serious burns. The 30-year-old, who has not been named, was found by a police officer on the Woodhouse Close Estate, Bishop Auckland, on Sunday evening. A Durham ...

Llandudno: Alexandra Hotel evacuated after fire in roof

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  • May 27, 2013
A hotel in the north Wales resort of Llandudno was evacuated after a fire in its roof space. Crews were called to the five storey Grade II listed Alexandra Hotel in the town centre at 20:11 BST on Sunday. The blaze was in the roof space and five appl...

Fire at Hexham's Egger chipboard factory under control

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  • May 27, 2013
A fire which ripped through a timber processing plant in Northumberland has been brought under control. The blaze at Egger's Hexham plant on the banks of the River Tyne began at about 22:30 BST on Sunday and at its height was attended by 60 firefight...

Nurse pleads guilty to deadly Sydney nursing home blaze

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  • May 27, 2013
A nurse who started a fire at a Sydney nursing home has admitted 11 counts of murder. The guilty plea came as Roger Dean, 37, went on trial over the 18 November 2011 blaze at the Quakers' Hill Nursing Home. The fire engulfed a building that was home ...

Fire at Hexham chipboard factory

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  • May 27, 2013
A massive fire has broken out at a timber processing plant in Northumberland. The blaze at Egger's Hexham plant on the banks of the River Tyne began at about 22:30 BST on Sunday. A 200-metre cordon has been set up around the plant by the 60 firefight...

Darlington recycling plant fire still burning

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  • May 27, 2013
More than 40 firefighters tackled a blaze involving 5,000 tonnes of rubbish at a Darlington recycling plant. Crews from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue were called to Albert Hill Industrial Estate, at about 19:00 BST on Saturday. At the ...

Bratton Clovelly thatched house fire tackled by crews

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  • May 27, 2013
A blaze at a thatched house in Devon has been tackled by eight fire crews. The fire broke out at the property in Bratton Clovelly, near Okehampton in Devon, at about 17:45 BST on Saturday. Fire crews from Devon and Cornwall found the roof and the fir...

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