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China bus fire kills 24 steel factory workers

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  • July 5, 2010
A shuttle bus carrying steel factory workers in eastern China burst into flame, killing 24 of those on board. The accident happened in Wuxi, in Jiangsu province near Shanghai, on a bus from the Wuxi Xuefeng Steel Company. Officials said there was no ...

Fire at disused Portsmouth Greyhound Stadium

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  • July 5, 2010
Fire officers are investigating a fire at the disused Portsmouth Greyhound Stadium. Crews were called to the track, in Target Road, in the early hours. Four engines, a special equipment unit, a water carrier and various support vehicles attended. The...

Four toddlers rescued from Blackpool fire

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  • July 5, 2010
Four small children, their mother and grandfather have been rescued from a fire at their three-storey home in Blackpool. A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the family were "extremely lucky to have survived" the blaze at their mid-ter...

Woman suffers burns in Lyme Regis house fire

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  • July 5, 2010
A woman has suffered burns to her arm in a house fire in west Dorset. Crews in five engines were called to the property in Cobb Road, Lyme Regis, on Sunday morning. The fire completely destroyed the roof and attic space of the home, while the first f...

Fire cargo ship salvage under way in Lochaber

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  • July 5, 2010
Efforts are under way to salvage a cargo vessel and eliminate any pollution risk after it caught fire off the west coast of Scotland. Firefighters battled through the night to contain the blaze which broke out on the Yeoman Bontrup at the Glensanda ...

Fire tackled at Campsie recycling plant

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  • July 5, 2010
Up to 30 firefighters have put out a blaze at a recycling plant on the outskirts of Londonderry. The fire at City Industrial Waste in Campsie broke out shortly after 0400 BST on Sunday. Local residents were advised to keep their doors and windows clo...

Golfing neighbour rescues woman from fire in Essex

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  • July 5, 2010
A quick-thinking neighbour rescued a 67-year-old woman who was trapped in her house in Essex by a fire in an adjoining garage. The woman was woken by her fire alarm in her house in Malwood Road, Benfleet, and tried to escape through her front door bu...

Fire crews tackle third Wem tyre firm blaze in a year

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  • July 5, 2010
About 50 firefighters are tackling a fire at a tyre company on an industrial estate in Shropshire, in the third incident of its kind in a year. Waste rubber from the tyres at Kingpin Tyres on the Wem industrial estate has been burning since about lun...

Suspicious fire at electricity sub-station in Kent

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  • July 5, 2010
A fire at an electricity sub-station in Kent is being treated as suspicious. Police and fire crews were called to the EDF site in Gas Road, Sittingbourne, just before 1300 BST. Thick black smoke was seen coming from the site, but the fire was quickly...

Nurse on murder charge after burns victim dies

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  • July 5, 2010
A psychiatric nurse is due in court accused of murder after a woman suffered burns in an incident in north London. Donna Drepaul, 50, was found with severe burns in a property in Islington on Friday. She was taken to the Royal London Hospital where s...

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