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Australian wildfires raze homes in New South Wales

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  • October 18, 2013
Australian fire fighters are battling a series of major wildfires in New South Wales, with fears that hundreds of homes have been destroyed. The blazes are continuing to burn on the outskirts of Sydney, despite the easing of temperatures and winds. O...

Conisbrough fire kills two-year-old girl

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  • October 18, 2013
A two-year-old girl died and a number of children were rescued following a house fire in South Yorkshire. Fire crews were called to a house in Conisbrough, near Doncaster, just before 20:00 BST on Thursday after a neighbour raised the alarm. The girl...

40 firefighters tackle Belfast city centre shop blaze

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  • October 18, 2013
About 40 firefighters are dealing with a blaze at a shop in Belfast city centre. They were sent to B&M Bargains shop in Rosemary Street after being called by police who noticed the fire at about 05:10 BST on Friday. Ten fire appliances are curren...

Dog and Duck arson attacks in Outwood linked

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  • October 18, 2013
An arson attack on a mobile home parked in the grounds of a pub is being linked with two previous fires at the premises, according to police. The occupants of the caravan, parked at the Dog and Duck in Outwood, Surrey, managed to escape to safety whe...

Southampton multiple occupancy home judicial review 'dismissed'

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  • October 18, 2013
An application by Southampton landlords for a judicial review over plans to license multiple occupancy homes has been dismissed, the council has said. The authority believes extended licensing would improve management, repair and safety standards. Wa...

Maghera homes evacuated amid gas fire fears

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  • October 18, 2013
A number of families in County Londonderry have had to leave their homes because of a fire. It broke out at a property at Crew Road, Maghera, on Thursday. Fire officers fear that gas canisters at the property could explode and an exclusion zone has b...

Newtown Town Council plans to leave 'unsafe' HQ

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  • October 18, 2013
A town council is looking for a new home after it was left with a £20,000 bill to bring its current Victorian building up to fire safety standards. Newtown Town Council has been told the fire alarm system in its 19th Century headquarters needs upgra...

Birmingham firefighters hurt in Hall Green tree crash

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  • October 18, 2013
Four firefighters were injured when their fire engine hit a tree. The vehicle was on its way to an emergency call when it hit the tree in Hall Green, Birmingham. One crew member hurt his leg and another had injuries to his wrist. The other two are th...

Syfield Green neighbours plea over Frederyk Kucharski death

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  • October 18, 2013
Police investigating the death of a 92-year-old man after a fire at a house in Surrey believe nearby residents may have vital information. Frederyk Kucharski was rescued from the blaze in the Slyfield Green area of Guildford on 6 July but died in hos...

Hevingham fire destroys two straw barns

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  • October 18, 2013
Two barns containing about 800 tonnes of straw have been destroyed in a fire in Norfolk. The barns at Hevingham stood alongside the A140, a main commuter route between Norwich and Aylsham. The Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was now out...

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