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Wester Ross firefighter artist in Russia show

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  • July 8, 2010
An artist who also serves as a volunteer firefighter has been invited to exhibit her work in Russia, along with another Highlands artist. Vicky Stonebridge, from Lochcarron, will attend an international symposium in the Republic of Tatarstan. She wil...

Fire-hit cargo ship to be moved to safe anchor

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  • July 8, 2010
A cargo ship which caught fire at a pier will be moved to avoid a risk of it foundering on a rocky outcrop at low tide. Firefighters battled over the weekend to contain the blaze which broke out on the Yeoman Bontrup at Glensanda pier on the Morvern ...

Firefighter hurt in Eyemouth blaze building collapse

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  • July 8, 2010
A firefighter has been airlifted to hospital after being hurt while dealing with a blaze in the Scottish Borders. Crews were called to a fire in a greenkeeper's shed at Eyemouth Golf Club at about 0530 BST. The building was well alight and the firefi...

Eyemouth golf club blaze debris poses 'no risk'

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  • July 8, 2010
Health officials have said there is no risk to the public from debris left after a fire at a Borders golf course. A firefighter was airlifted to hospital after being hurt while dealing with the blaze in Eyemouth on Wednesday. He was injured when a gr...

Charity aid destroyed by arson

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  • July 8, 2010
An arson attack in Londonderry has destroyed aid supplies about to be shipped to Romanian orphans. The fire at a portable building at the Rosemount Resource Centre was reported just before 0100 BST on Thursday. Police said they believe the fire was s...

Aircraft pilot spots fire at East Calder farm

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  • July 8, 2010
Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a farm after the flames were spotted from the air by a pilot. The aircraft was thought to have been on its way to land at Edinburgh Airport when the pilot saw flames shooting up from Coxydene Farm in East...

Hampshire couple flee suspected arson attack

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  • July 8, 2010
A Hampshire couple escaped a house fire unharmed following what police believe was an arson attack. The fire started at the front of a property in Barbel Avenue, Basingstoke, at about 1225 BST. Hampshire police said a neighbour managed to wake up the...

Firefighters tackle Borders brush blaze

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  • July 8, 2010
Firefighters have been tackling a brush fire blaze on a section of an estate in the Scottish Borders. Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service was called out to the Charterhall Estate in Berwickshire at about 1700 BST on Wednesday. An area of abou...

Limavady Sinn Fein office targeted by arson

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  • July 8, 2010
There has been an arson attack on a Sinn Fein office in Limavady. The fire at premises on Main Street in the town was reported to police at about 2230 BST on Wednesday. Local Sinn Fein councillor Paddy Butcher has appealed for calm and urged people n...

Fire crews rescue woman stranded on roof

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  • July 8, 2010
A woman has been rescued by firefighters after scrambling onto the roof of her flat in Essex to escape her smoke-filled home. Dense smoke permeated the flat on London Road, Hadleigh, after a car fire near the entrance to the property, Essex Fire and ...

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