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Biker hurt in crash with fire engine in Bedfordshire

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  • July 27, 2010
A motorcyclist suffered leg injuries in a collision with a fire engine on its way to an emergency in Bedfordshire on Tuesday night. The crash at Bidwell Hill in Houghton Regis involved a fire engine from Dunstable on its way to a home in Westoning Ro...

Roads reopen after Arthur's Seat fire

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  • July 27, 2010
Roads have reopened around Edinburgh's Holyrood Park following a large grass fire on Arthur's Seat. The alarm was raised at about 1515 BST and firefighters said the blaze had spread rapidly. Police closed roads within and around the park and motorist...

Cause of Watercress Line steam railway blaze not known

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  • July 27, 2010
The owners of a steam railway attraction have been counting the cost of a fire which destroyed two carriages and a tender for a steam locomotive. Hampshire's Watercress Line has been running steam trains through 10 miles (16km) of countryside between...

Lufthansa cargo plane crashes at Riyadh airport

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  • July 27, 2010
A Lufthansa cargo plane has crashed at King Khaled International Airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, Saudi state television reports. There were no casualties on the German-owned plane, the kingdom's civil aviation authority said. But the plane's tw...

Honours for airport attack heroes

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  • July 27, 2010
Seven people are to be honoured for their role in helping to foil the Glasgow Airport terror attack. Sgt Torquil Campbell and Pc Stewart Ferguson, of Strathclyde Police, are set to receive the Queen's Commendation for Bravery. Stephen Clarkson, Micha...

Award after Blackpool firefighter's rescue bravery

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  • July 27, 2010
A firefighter whose snap decision saved the lives of a family trapped on the roof of a burning building in Blackpool has been given a top bravery award. Dean Seaward climbed a ladder through smoke without breathing apparatus to reach the three people...

Arsonists burn Guildford Cathedral grounds

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  • July 27, 2010
Arsonists who started a grass fire in the grounds of Guildford Cathedral could have endangered the lives of those living nearby, police have said. The arsonists poured petrol on the grass, then set fire to it between 1900 BST and 2000 BST on Sunday. ...

Two men rescued from flat fire in County Down

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  • July 27, 2010
Two men have been rescued from a fire at a flat in Newcastle, County Down. It broke out on the Burrendale Park Road early on Tuesday. In Londonderry, two unoccupied houses on Woodside Road were extensively damaged in an arson attack. The fires at the...

Deliberate fire damages two homes

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  • July 27, 2010
A deliberately started fire has severely damaged two semi-detached houses in Londonderry. The Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire at a house in Woodside Road at about 2355 BST on Tuesday night. The blaze was brought under control an ho...

The dangers of “cheap and cheerful” Fire Risk Assessments

The dangers of “cheap and cheerful” Fire Risk Assessments

A personal perspective by Paul Bryant

Paul is the CEO of Kingfell plc Fire Engineering & Risk Specialists and is the current Chairman of the Rail Industry Fire association (RIFA).

Paul formed Kingfell in 1995 and has built it up into a multi-million pound turnover organisation that it is today specialising in fire, risk and crisis control.

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