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Investigation after three fires in Derby

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  • August 31, 2010
An investigation is being held after three fires which it is feared were started deliberately in Derby. A woman had to be rescued when three homes caught fire in Violet Street, Normanton, at about 0300 BST. At 0426 BST two people were led to safety f...

Buses burst into flames at Bath bus depot

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  • August 31, 2010
Two buses have burst into flames at a depot in Bath. Avon Fire and Rescue was called to the Old Gasworks in Midland Road just after 1730 BST on Monday after receiving calls from several people who were passing by. Eight firefighters wearing breathing...

Fire put out at disused flour mill on Tyneside

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  • August 31, 2010
Fire crews have put out a fire at a former flour mill on the banks of the River Tyne in Newcastle. The emergency services were called to Spillers Mill on St Lawrence Road, Byker, at about 1830 BST on Monday. The top three floors of the building were ...

Stansted Airport car park blaze 'not suspicious'

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  • August 31, 2010
A fire that damaged 24 cars at Stansted Airport in Essex is not being treated as suspicious, police have said. Fire crews were called to the airport's long-stay car park in the early hours of Sunday and arrived to find several cars alight. An investi...

Fire breaks out at plastic recycling plant in Bolton

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  • August 31, 2010
Sixty firefighters have tackled a blaze at a recycling plant in Bolton in the early hours. Crews were called to Armstrongs Environmental Services, in Mansell Way, Horwich, at 0205 BST. Hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste were alight in a large storag...

Man dies after falling from boat

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  • August 31, 2010
A man has died after falling from a boat in Cardiff Bay, say police. He received medical treatment at the scene following the incident at 2220 BST on Sunday but paramedics were unable to save him The fire service, ambulance service, harbour patrol, R...

Arrest after teenagers' deaths in Ceredigion lake crash

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  • August 31, 2010
A 21-year-old man has been arrested after a car crashed into a lake in the early hours, killing two teenagers. An inquest has been opened on Anwen Chloe Lane Busby, 16, of Penparcau, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. Jai Burkes, 19, also died. The car, driven...

Appeal following suspicious Lyme Regis house fire

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  • August 30, 2010
Detectives are investigating a suspicious house fire in west Dorset. Dorset Police said the blaze broke out behind the front door of a first floor flat in Manor Avenue, in Lyme Regis, at about 0230 BST on Sunday. A patch of carpet immediately below t...

Men appear in court accused of arson in Newtownabbey

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  • August 30, 2010
Two Newtownabbey men have appeared in court accused of an arson attack in the town on Saturday morning. Jonathan Lightbody, 23, of King's Gardens and Mark Corry, 25, from Fernagh Drive, are both charged with arson with intent to endanger life. The ch...

Man in court over Dumfries pub blaze

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  • August 30, 2010
A man has appeared in court accused of starting a fire which destroyed a Dumfries pub. James McClone, of Galloway Street, Dumfries, appeared in private before Sheriff Marie McTaggart at Dumfries Sheriff Court. It is alleged that the 40-year-old wilfu...

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