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Field fire damages cars at Thame county show

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  • August 1, 2010
More than 20 cars were recovered after a field fire at the Thame county show. Crews were called at about 1615 BST on Saturday to a report of a field on fire in the rear public car park. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire spread very ra...

One killed in Jardin Louise house fire on Sark

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  • August 1, 2010
A house fire which killed a person in the Channel Island of Sark is being investigated. The island's fire engine and other emergency services were called to Jardin Louise after a fire broke out in the early hours. It is believed three people were in ...

Crews deal with fire at nursery in Cheshunt

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  • August 1, 2010
Eleven fire crews dealt with a fire at a nursery in Hertfordshire. It started at the premises in Hammond Street Road, Cheshunt, at 2250 BST and took over four hours to put out. It started in a workshop and involved liquid petroleum gas cylinders. A d...

Rail line shut and roads closed after fire in Kilnhurst

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  • August 1, 2010
Road and rail travel has been disrupted in South Yorkshire after a fire at a vehicle workshop at an industrial estate near Rotherham. Fire broke out at the workshop in Glasshouse Lane in the Kilnhurst area on Saturday afternoon. Several acetylene cyl...

Two people rescued from tower block fire in Wandsworth

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  • August 1, 2010
Firefighters have rescued two people from a fire at a tower block in south-west London. London Fire Brigade was called to the fire on the fifth floor of Sudbury House in Wandsworth High Street at about 1110 BST. A man suffering smoke inhalation was r...

Two people injured in Torquay bedroom fire

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  • August 1, 2010
Two people have been taken to hospital after a house fire in Devon on Saturday night. Emergency services were called to Shrewsbury Avenue in the Hele area of Torquay when the alarm was raised just before 2200 BST. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue s...

Crews tackle refuse fire in Leeds

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  • August 1, 2010
Firefighters tackled a rubbish fire at a waste traders' premises in Leeds. Crews were called to the fire at Jeff Skinner Waste Traders, Copley Hill, Lower Wortley, just before 0200 BST. Four crews used an aerial ladder and breathing apparatus to brin...

Passer-by 'saved driver's life' in Somerset crash

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  • August 1, 2010
An elderly woman has been pulled from a burning car by a member of the public in Somerset. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the unnamed person had saved the woman's life and described them as "heroic". The crash involving two vehicles ...

Girls injured in stove explosion at park near Kettering

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  • August 1, 2010
Two children have been airlifted to hospital after suffering serious burn injuries after a camping stove exploded at a family theme park. The girls, aged 11 and 13, suffered burns when the stove and butane cylinder exploded on Saturday evening at Wic...

Bullocks rescued from Oxfordshire swamp by fire crews

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  • August 1, 2010
Firefighters were called to rescue two young bullocks which had become trapped in a muddy bog. The animals were unable to free themselves on Saturday afternoon from the swamp in Park Farm, Marston, Oxfordshire. It took two hours for crews to free the...

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