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Demolition work halted at Wrexham mines rescue station

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  • August 18, 2010
Heritage body Cadw says it has listed a former mines rescue station "with immediate effect" because it is under threat. Demolition work had started on the 1913 building at Llay on Wednesday but was stopped by Wrexham council, saying a safety certifi...

Firemen rescue alpaca from Somerset ditch

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  • August 18, 2010
Firemen have rescued an alpaca that got stuck in a ditch near Burnham-on-Sea. The animal, belonging to a smallholding in Tarnock, was unhurt but visibly shaken by the experience. Firefighter Bob Salway said: "After 33 years in the fire and rescue, t...

Suffolk woman, 25, charged with arson and child abuse

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  • August 18, 2010
Suffolk police have charged a woman with arson with intent to endanger life, child abuse and intending to pervert the course of justice. The 25-year-old woman of no fixed abode will appear before Bury Magistrates on 6 September. A man and a woman wer...

Advice team helps 200 Blaby households

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  • August 18, 2010
Volunteers have helped more than 200 households in Leicestershire with safety, security and benefits issues. Co-ordinated by Blaby local policing unit, the team received extra training from the fire service and Blaby District Council. They carried ou...

'Arson' hit Elston Hall Primary school to open on time

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  • August 18, 2010
A Wolverhampton school damaged in a suspected arson attack should reopen as planned in September, a council said. Fire broke out at Elston Hall Primary School, Stafford Road, at about 2010 BST on Monday. It was brought under control three hours later...

Poole family flee fire caused by smoker

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  • August 18, 2010
Firefighters in Dorset have warned of the dangers of carelessly discarded cigarettes after a family of six fled a house fire - just days after a similar incident caused the death of a man. Fire crews were called to a terrace house on Beckhampton Road...

Bodmin house fire body is murdered woman

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  • August 18, 2010
A body discovered following a house fire in Bodmin has been identified as a 43-year-old care worker who is believed to have been murdered. Police are still questioning a 33-year-old man on suspicion of killing Corby Craze, whose body was found at her...

Children treated after Twickenham school chemical leak

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  • August 18, 2010
Several children have been treated by paramedics at a school in Twickenham after 100 litres of chemicals were poured down a drain. The youngsters had been attending a summer camp at St Catherine's School, Cross Deep, when the incident happened at abo...

Property hit by camper van fire in Telford

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  • August 18, 2010
A semi-detached property was damaged after a fire spread from a camper van in Shropshire. Crews brought the fire in Southgate, Sutton Hill, Telford, under control in about 20 minutes early on Wednesday, but the van was destroyed. The fire caused the ...

Man charged with arson after fire at Bradford takeaway

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  • August 18, 2010
A 30-year-old man has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at a city takeaway. A fire began at the Oasis takeaway on Morley Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, at 0125 BST on Monday. A 31-year-old local man who was also arr...

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