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Sky lantern and balloon voluntary ban urged by Welsh government

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  • October 9, 2013
Councils should introduce a voluntary ban on the release of sky lanterns and helium balloons on their land, says the Welsh government. It comes three months after ministers rejected banning them after a report said it could not be justified, but use ...

Man's body found after fire in former Derby warehouse

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  • October 9, 2013
The body of a man has been found inside a former warehouse in Derby after a fire. It was initially believed that no-one was in the warehouse on Great Northern Road, but police have confirmed a body was discovered after a search. Derbyshire Police sai...

Scottish firefighters vote against strike

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  • October 9, 2013
Firefighters in Scotland have agreed not to take part in industrial action over pensions. The Fire Brigades Union said proposals from the Scottish government were sufficient to prevent a strike. Improvements were proposed around issues of fitness cap...

Bangladesh clothing factory hit by deadly fire

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  • October 9, 2013
At least nine people have been killed in a fire at a clothing factory near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, emergency officials say. Local media said about 50 people had been hurt in the fire, which broke out late on Tuesday in Gazipur. It was feared t...

Pair 'lucky to survive' Betws yn Rhos flat fire

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  • October 9, 2013
Fire chiefs say two people were lucky to survive a fire at a Conwy county flat which did not have any working smoke alarms. The blaze, which started at the property in Betws yn Rhos near Abergele at 01:42 BST, is being investigated. The occupants esc...

Passengers escape Dorset bus fire on A354

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  • October 9, 2013
About 30 passengers were evacuated from a burning bus in Dorset after the driver noticed the engine was on fire. Dorset Fire and Rescue Service paid tribute to the "quick thinking" driver who got all the passengers off the bus and dialled 999 at 11:0...

Snax Cafe fire in Birmingham 'was arson', police say

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  • October 9, 2013
A fire which badly damaged a cafe in Birmingham city centre is being treated as arson, police have said. The blaze at Snax Cafe, in the former Birmingham Dogs Home site in New Canal Street, started on Monday morning. Police said CCTV footage of the a...

'Malicious' Scottish fire false alarms drop

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  • October 9, 2013
The number of "malicious" calls to the fire service in Scotland has reduced to less than 5% of the total number of false alarms, according to new figures. Provisional statistics for the year to the end of March, show there were 47,043 false alarms bu...

Priory Hall: Fire hazard flats residents offered deal

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  • October 9, 2013
People who had bought flats at a north Dublin complex deemed to be a fire hazard have been offered a deal to resolve the dispute. More than 240 residents of the Priory Hall apartments were moved out of their homes in October 2011 after a court ordere...

'Severe' fire destroys Birmingham New Canal Street cafe

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  • October 9, 2013
Investigations are under way into the cause of a fire which destroyed a cafe near Birmingham city centre. Five engines were sent to the "severe" blaze at the former Birmingham Dogs Home building in New Canal Street at 06:40 BST. New Canal Street was ...

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