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Stokesley rubbish fire 'stay indoors' warning

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  • November 11, 2013
People living near the scene of a large rubbish fire in North Yorkshire have been urged to stay indoors and keep their windows closed because of smoke. Fire crews spent the night tackling the fire at Tame Bridge, Stokesley, which started at 21:00 GMT...

Building fire kills four in Indian city of Mumbai

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  • November 11, 2013
Four people have died and eight others were injured in a fire at a building in a suburb of the western Indian city of Mumbai, media reports say. Rescue workers evacuated the remaining residents of the building in Vikhroli that caught fire early on Mo...

Arlesey fire: Mother and children rescued from house

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  • November 10, 2013
A mother and her three children have been rescued after becoming trapped upstairs by a fire at their home. A member of the public and police officers have been praised for their "selfless bravery" in saving the family in Arlesey, Bedfordshire, at 00:...

Man charged after Coventry fire crew 'targeted with laser'

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  • November 10, 2013
A 20-year-old man has been charged after fire crews on an emergency call were allegedly targeted with a laser. Police said the fire engine was responding to a call in the Hillfields area of Coventry on Thursday when the laser pen was shone into the v...

West Midlands fire chief prepares for retirement

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  • November 10, 2013
The outgoing West Midlands chief fire officer Vij Randeniya has said the service has changed a great deal since he took control in 2009. The brigade is one of the biggest in the UK, with 1,600 full-time firefighters. Since 2011, Mr Randeniya has ove...

Fire crews remain at Siteserv's Llandow recycling plant

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  • November 10, 2013
Firefighters remain at the scene of a Vale of Glamorgan recycling plant four days after it was devastated by a large blaze. At its height, 45 firefighters tackled the incident at Siteserv, Llandow Industrial Estate, near Cowbridge, which started on T...

Safety warnings after carbon monoxide poisonings

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  • November 9, 2013
Cornish people need to be more aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, the fire service has said after two serious incidents in one day. After one of the incidents, in Camborne on Monday, people needed hospital treatment, Cornwall Fire Ser...

Tenterden shop fire owners undefeated by fire

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  • November 9, 2013
The owners of one of the oldest-family run businesses in Kent have said a fire which gutted one of their shops will not stop them from reopening. The blaze at Webbs kitchen store in Tenterden High Street broke out in the roof space of the timber-fram...

Pyrotechnics blast at Paris musical injures 15

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  • November 9, 2013
A pyrotechnics blast at a Paris arena has injured 15 people, five seriously, just hours before the start of a musical about the French Revolution. The large Palais des Sports venue in the south-west of the city was preparing to stage a production of ...

Nine people rescued from tenement fire in Govan

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  • November 9, 2013
Nine people have been rescued from a fire at a block of tenement flats in the Govan area of Glasgow. Crews were called to the four-storey block in Uist Street shortly before 11:00 on Friday. Firefighters in breathing apparatus led the nine people to ...

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