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Philippines sentences over 1996 Ozone Disco fire

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  • November 29, 2014
Seven Philippine safety officers have been sentenced to jail for corruption over a fire at a night club that killed 162 people in Quezon City in 1996. The officials gave safety permits to the Ozone Disco Club without carrying out checks, the court fo...

Glasgow School of Art blaze: Report says foam canister caused fire

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  • November 29, 2014
An investigation into the fire at Glasgow School of Art has concluded it was caused by flammable gases from a canister of expanding foam. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) report said the gases ignited as they came into contact with the ho...

Kidderminster fire: 'Arson' leaves mother and son critical

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  • November 29, 2014
A mother is critically ill and her young son is seriously ill following a suspected arson attack in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.  Firefighters were called to a flat above shops in Horsefair at about 22:00 GMT on Thursday. They rescued the woman, 2...

Wiltshire narrow boat fire victim named as Jason "Badger" Phillips

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  • November 29, 2014
A man who died in a fire on a narrow boat on the Kennet and Avon Canal in Wiltshire has been named. Jason "Badger" Phillips, 42, of Hilperton Marsh, Trowbridge, was rescued by firefighters but pronounced dead at the scene.  Wiltshire Police said Mr ...

Port Erin house fire: Edmund Morrison's death 'accidental'

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  • November 29, 2014
A 91-year-old man died from pneumonia in hospital following a fire at his Port Erin home, an inquest has found. Edmund Morrison was rescued from the blaze on Station Road along with his wife on 14 February but he died in hospital two weeks later. Cor...

Leyland school fire: Two boys sentenced for arson

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  • November 29, 2014
Two boys have been sentenced for causing a fire which severely damaged a school in Leyland, Lancashire.  Parts of St Mary's Catholic Technology College were demolished after the blaze on 1 September last year. One of the boys, who is 16, was given a...

Dublin house fire: Baby thrown from house caught by neighbour

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  • November 29, 2014
A three-month-old baby has been thrown to safety from a burning house in Dublin city centre, as part of a rescue operation that saw five other people escape the blaze. A three-year-old toddler was also passed through a window following the fire at a ...

Bradford City fire: Football to mark 30th anniversary of tragedy

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  • November 29, 2014
A minute's silence will precede all Premier League and Football League games on the weekend of 25 and 26 April to mark the 30th anniversary of the Bradford City fire. Fifty-six fans, including two from Lincoln City, died in a fire in Valley Parade's ...

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Fire above Bayfields Hotel and Bar "arson"

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  • November 23, 2014
A blaze which broke out in a flat above a pub in Lowestoft is being treated as arson, police have said. Bayfields Hotel and Bar in High Street had to be evacuated after the fire started on the first floor. Six fire appliances attended the scene and i...

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