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Appeal over £100,000 Aberdeen car transporter fire

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  • January 25, 2016
A fire which caused an estimated £100,000 of damage to a car transporter in Aberdeen is being treated as suspicious. The fire was reported in Canal Road, where the transporter was parked, in the early hours of Thursday. The car transporter as well a...

Coed Eva school fire: Seventh arrest after blaze in Cwmbran

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  • January 25, 2016
A seventh person has been arrested in connection with a fire at an infants and nursery school in Torfaen. The blaze broke out at Coed Eva Primary School, in Cwmbran, at about 02:25 GMT on New Year's Day. Six people, including four teenage boys, were ...

Bradford hoverboard fire: Boy, 13, praised for saving children

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  • January 25, 2016
A 13-year-old boy has been praised by firefighters after saving two young children from a house fire in Bradford when a hoverboard exploded. Jibril Faris dragged friend Tony Chiem, nine, and his sister Karen, eight, from the living room at the St Mar...

Paris Ritz: Fire under control at world-famous hotel

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  • January 25, 2016
A fire on the top floor of the five-star Ritz hotel in Paris has been brought under control. About 150 workers had to leave the building on Tuesday morning as the fire took hold. No injuries are reported. The hotel - which is famously where Princess ...

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...

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