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School bus and car in collision in Lochaber

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  • August 23, 2010
A school bus and car have been involved in a collision on the B8004 road near Corpach, in Lochaber, emergency services have said. Northern Constabulary said none of the children on the bus was hurt, but the driver of the car was being assessed for in...

Arson probe over Hertfordshire farm straw fire

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  • August 23, 2010
Detectives are investigating an arson attack at a farm in Hertfordshire. More than 70 bales of rape straw were set alight on Pound Farm in High Street, Sandridge, near St Albans on Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 15...

Barnstaple house fire: Man is murder suspect

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  • August 23, 2010
Police guarding a man in hospital after two women died at a Devon house have said he is a suspect in the murder investigation. Officers believe the women were stabbed to death in the kitchen of the rented house in Barnstaple and the house was then se...

Piglets and sows die in Portland fire after heavy rain

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  • August 23, 2010
Five sows and their piglets have died in a Dorset shed fire. Crews were called to the blaze, at Grove Farm, Portland, at about 0030 BST after an electrical fire caused by heavy rainfall. Two other sows and their piglets were rescued by firefighters w...

Arson attack destroys caravan and damages Surrey home

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  • August 23, 2010
A fire which completely destroyed a caravan and caused thousands of pounds of damage to a house and garage was started deliberately, police said. Officers said a man was spotted running away from the blaze at the property in Ash Green Road, Ash, at a...

Crews tackle large factory fire in Kidderminster

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  • August 23, 2010
Up to 40 firefighters have been tackling a large fire at an industrial unit in Worcestershire. Crews from Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue service were called to the Firs Industrial Estate, off Oldington Lane, shortly before 0800 BST. Witnesse...

Fire near cylinder prompts alert in Langley Mill

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  • August 23, 2010
Several homes were evacuated after a bonfire got out of control near to a gas cylinder in Derbyshire. Fire crews were called to the incident at the junction of Station Road and Cromford Road in Langley Mill at about 0530 BST. Eleven people had to lea...

Police investigate Oldham Athletic Boundary Park fire

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  • August 23, 2010
An investigation is under way into a suspected arson attack at Oldham Athletic's Boundary Park stadium. A disabled seating area and the Corner Flag suite at the ground were badly damaged by the fire on Sunday evening. CCTV showing two teenagers who e...

Car hits house during heavy rain in Tetsworth

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  • August 23, 2010
A car crashed into the side of a house in Oxfordshire during torrential rain. Fire crews were called to Thame Road in Tetsworth at around 0015 BST on Monday. Ambulance staff and Thames Valley Police also attended but no one suffered any serious injur...

Part of cob-walled house collapses into Cornwall road

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  • August 23, 2010
A road has been closed in Cornwall after part of a house fell on to it. Firefighters were called at about 2345 BST on Sunday when parts of the front of Barnwood Cottage in the road - Churchtown, in Mullion - came away. The road outside the property w...

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