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Woman injured in Plymouth city centre flat fire

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  • July 9, 2010
A woman has been taken to hospital after a severe fire at a flat in Plymouth city centre. Six fire appliances and an aerial platform were called to the building in Bilbury Street, near the Jurys Inn hotel, at about 1730 BST. The woman was found on th...

Man admits starting Kent retail park blaze

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  • July 9, 2010
A man has admitted starting a fire which completely destroyed a Homebase store at a retail park in Kent. Benny Dighton, 27, pleaded guilty to arson with intent to damage property and intent to endager life at Maidstone Crown Court on Friday. The blaz...

Bravery award for North Yorkshire fire rescue Pc

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  • July 9, 2010
A police officer who helped to rescue a couple from a house fire has won a national bravery award. Pc Sarah Lacy was off duty when she helped her neighbours escape from their burning home in Strensall, near York, in June 2009. She received the braver...

London Heathrow Airport warehouse hit by fire

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  • July 9, 2010
About 100 firefighters are tackling a fire at a cargo area at Heathrow. It is thought a forklift truck caught fire at the Servisair Warehouse and a building is now alight at the west London airport. No-one is believed to have been hurt but witnesses...

Bradford fire deaths police arrest teenager

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  • July 9, 2010
A second man has been arrested by detectives investigating a house fire in Bradford in which two children died. The 18-year-old was arrested on Thursday night in connection with the blaze in Hendford Drive on Tuesday. A 21-year-old man is also in cus...

Renewed effort over Wellingborough toddler's death

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  • July 9, 2010
Police investigating a fire which killed a three-year-old Northamptonshire toddler have delivered leaflets to more than 1,500 homes. Callum Bland, three, died when fire swept through his home in Fulmar Lane, Wellingborough, on 19 March 2007. The fire...

Newtownards homes damaged in bonfire incident

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  • July 9, 2010
One house has been destroyed and two others damaged in a fire in Newtownards. A makeshift hut at a bonfire caught light early on Friday, spreading to a fence behind a number of homes at East Mount. It then set two oil tanks ablaze, gutting one semi-d...

Man's leg crushed under caravan in Galloway park

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  • July 9, 2010
A man is in hospital with serious leg injuries after becoming trapped under a caravan at a park in Dumfries and Galloway. The incident happened at about 1610 BST on Thursday at Sandgreen near Gatehouse of Fleet. A dozen firefighters using lifting equ...

Llandudno residents escape fire through window

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  • July 9, 2010
Eleven people, including children, had to climb out of a kitchen window after an early morning fire broke out in an outbuilding next to a block of flats. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said no-one was injured in the fire at Parc Bodnant, Llandud...

House fire shuts town centre road in Guildford

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  • July 9, 2010
A main road into Guildford town centre has been closed following a fire at a two-storey house which broke out just before midnight. Firefighters remain at the scene of the fire, at two semi-detached houses in The Chase, just off the A3. One of the pr...

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