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Bournemouth homes evacuated after underground fire

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  • January 19, 2016
Residents have been evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out following an underground electrical fault in Bournemouth. The blaze started in a manhole on Turbary Park Avenue at about 11:30 GMT and spread to a property, the fire service said. ...

CCTV shows owner starting Hailsham nail bar fire

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  • January 19, 2016
The owner of a nail bar found guilty of attempting to murder his wife and baby in a fire at the shop was captured on CCTV starting the blaze. Footage released by Sussex Police shows Duc Bac Vuong setting fire to a liquid believed to be acetone, then ...

Elderly man dies in Plymouth house fire

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  • January 19, 2016
An elderly man has died in a house fire in Plymouth. Fire crews attended the blaze, which started on the ground floor in a semi-detached house in the city's Blandford Road, at about 06:40 GMT. The man's wife was taken to Plymouth's Derriford Hospital...

Maghull house fire victims named as Keli and Joe Morgan

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  • January 19, 2016
A primary school held a special assembly in memory of a member of staff who was killed in a house fire over the weekend. School dinner lady Keli Morgan and husband Joe Morgan, both in their 40s, were killed in the blaze at Bridge Farm Drive, at 11:00...

Man dies in a fire at a flat in Airdrie

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  • January 19, 2016
A man has died following a fire at a flat in Airdrie. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews were sent to North Biggar Road in response to a 999 call made shortly after 10:40 on Sunday. Firefighters said two appliances reached the scene about five mi...

Two women in hospital after house fire in Gorwel, Abergele

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  • January 19, 2016
Two women are being treated in hospital following an early morning fire at a house in Conwy county. North Wales Fire Service said it was called to the fire at Gorwel, Abergele, at 04:20 GMT on Monday. Two crews from Abergele rescued one woman from th...

Brazil chemical fire extinguished after two days

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  • January 19, 2016
A chemical fire that started after an explosion at a cargo warehouse in Brazil has been put out after two days. The fire in Santos spread toxic gas over the country's biggest port and across four cities. The company owners said the containers were fu...

House fire claims life of woman in Castlewellan

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  • January 19, 2016
A 19-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Castlewellan, County Down. As Maggie Taggart reports, the fire service has appealed for people to install and maintain smoke detectors in their homes. Read More........... Reproduced under licence from...

Two people die after house fire in Maghull, Sefton

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  • January 19, 2016
Two people have died following a house fire in Sefton, Merseyside. A man and a woman, both aged in their 40s, were found unconscious and not breathing when firefighters arrived at the scene in Maghull late on Saturday evening. They were taken to Univ...

Electric blanket fire in Stoke-on-Trent led to man's death

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  • January 19, 2016
A 30-year-old electric blanket caused a fire which killed a man in Stoke-on-Trent. People are now being advised to check theirs after 69-year-old Dave Jackson died in November when his faulty blanket set alight. The Electrical Safety Council says mor...

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