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Wheelie bin blaze hall rebuild examined

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  • May 28, 2010
A number of options are being examined to replace the village hall A series of options are being examined for rebuilding a village hall in Dumfries and Galloway destroyed by a wheelie bin fire. The blaze ripped thr...

Dorset house evacuated after fire poses explosion risk

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  • May 28, 2010
A farmhouse in rural Dorset had to be evacuated overnight after a barn containing diesel and oxyacetylene cylinders caught fire. About 40 firefighers spent the night tackling the fire in Pulham near Sturminster Newton.&#x...

Factory fire creates smoke plume across Birmingham

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  • May 28, 2010
More than 100 firefighters are tackling a fire at a paint warehouse in Birmingham which has caused traffic congestion in the city centre. A fire at a factory unit near Birmingham's city centre causes a smoke plume.&...

Fire Crews tackle Sussex waste recycle centre blaze

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  • May 28, 2010
Sixty firefighters spent three hours extinguishing the flames Sixty firefighters have tackled a blaze at a recycling centre in West Sussex. The fire broke out at the West Sussex County Council run F...

Many dead after 'sabotage' derails Indian train

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  • May 28, 2010
At least 65 people have died in a rail crash in a Maoist area of India which was blamed on an act of sabotage. A passenger train derailed in West Bengal's West Midnapore district because of a broken plate connecting the ends of two rails, ...

Fire sparked at former Derbyshire Coalite factory

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  • May 27, 2010
  Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a former fuel processing factory in Derbyshire. About 30 firefighters are on the scene at the former Coalite factory on Chesterfield Road, Shuttlewood. Emergency services were alerted to the fire at 1710 B...

Several tonnes of hay in Ludlow barn catch fire

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  • May 26, 2010
More than 30 firefighters have been tackling a fire at a barn in south Shropshire. Up to eight tonnes of hay caught fire in a Dutch barn on Hope Bagot Lane in Knowbury, near Ludlow. A trailer was also involved and cr...

Seven arrested over Telford Spar supermarket fire

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  • May 26, 2010
Seven people have been arrested in connection with a fire at a supermarket in Shropshire. More than 30 firefighters tackled the fire at the Spar store in Malinslee, Telford, at about 0030 BST on Monday. No-one was in...

Warning over summer fire safety in Guernsey

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  • May 26, 2010
Mr Mauger said having barbeques in the wrong place could cause fires The Guernsey Fire and Rescue Service has asked islanders to take simple precautions to prevent fires over the summer months. Andy...

Further arrests over fatal Atherstone fire

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  • May 26, 2010
Four firefighters died in the warehouse fire Two more men have been arrested over a warehouse fire in Warwickshire in which four firefighters died. The men, aged 53 and 47, take the total arrested over the vegetabl...

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