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Tower block owners in Brighton warned over fire safety

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  • July 24, 2010
Residents and managers of purpose-built blocks of flats in Brighton and Hove are being urged to ensure their buildings meet basic fire standards. In a drive by the city council and fire service, a letter has been sent to housing associations and mana...

Climber dies after rock face fall near Llanddulas

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  • July 24, 2010
A man has died while climbing at a rock face near Abergele in Conwy county. North Wales Police were called to the incident at a wooded area at Llanddulas, at 1222 BST on Saturday when the man's body was discovered. Chris Lloyd, of Ogwen Valley Mounta...

About 100 firefighters tackle Dorset business park fire

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  • July 24, 2010
About 100 firefighters have tackled a large fire at a business park. Dorset Fire and Rescue Service were called to a property in a unit at Hybris Business Park in Crossways, near Dorchester, Dorset, at about 0210 BST. A 100-metre (328 ft) cordon is s...

Water rescue gear for firefighters in Kingsway

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  • July 24, 2010
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has new water and flood rescue equipment. It will be carried in a dedicated vehicle and there is also a six-person power boat designed for open water. Kingsway fire station is the first in the county to have the equ...

Man charged over Luton airport chemical alert

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  • July 24, 2010
A 21-year-old man has been charged after a flight from Luton airport was delayed for six hours by a chemical scare. Dariusz Tkaczyk, from Slough, is due to appear before Bedford Magistrates' Court charged with behaviour likely to endanger an aircraft...

Man hurt in suspected petrol can fire in Evesham

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  • July 24, 2010
A man suffered serious burns after it is believed a petrol can caught fire. Ambulance crews were called to Blayneys Lane, near a campsite, in Evesham, Worcestershire, on Friday afternoon. "Crews arrived to find a man, believed to be in his 20s, who h...

Ipswich church tower badly damaged by fire and smoke

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  • July 24, 2010
About 40 firefighters tackled flames that engulfed a historic church in the centre of Ipswich on Saturday morning. The fire broke out at St Mary at the Elms, a 13th Century church, in Elm Street just before 0830 BST. The fire severely damaged the chu...

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