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Exclusion zone over Carlisle workshop fire

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  • September 1, 2010
A 200-metre (650ft) exclusion zone has been set up amid fears of an explosion after a fire started on a Carlisle industrial estate. Firefighters were called to a workshop in Caxton Road, on the Newton Industrial Estate, shortly before 1700 BST on Wed...

Car crash traps two people in ditch in Thorney

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  • September 1, 2010
Two people were left trapped in a car when it became stuck in a ditch following a crash in Cambridgeshire. Emergency services were called to Cromwell Road in the village of Thorney, near Peterborough, shortly before 1600 BST on Tuesday. A car had lef...

Ferrari recalls Italia cars after reports of fires

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  • September 1, 2010
Ferrari has decided to recall all of the 458 Italia cars it made this year, following reports of a number of the luxury cars catching fire. Ferrari said its engineers had flown around the world to investigate five reports of "thermal incidents". As a...

Arsonists behind two Northumberland farm fires

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  • September 1, 2010
Arsonists are believed to be responsible for barn fires at two farms in Northumberland. Emergency services were called late on Tuesday to the fires, which were 15 minutes apart, in the Morpeth area. There were no animals in the barns at the time but ...

Man dies after cigarette accident in Staffordshire

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  • September 1, 2010
An 83-year-old man who suffered burns after accidentally setting fire to himself with a cigarette, has died. Firefighters went to Hough Hill, Brown Edge, Staffordshire, early on Friday. The man was smoking in his kitchen when he accidentally dropped ...

Recycling plant fire in Bolton 'was arson'

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  • September 1, 2010
A fire at a recycling plant in Greater Manchester is being treated as arson. Fire crews were called to Armstrongs Environmental Services in Mansell Way, Horwich, at 0205 BST on Monday. Police believe someone set light to hundreds of tonnes of plastic...

Meeting over West Sussex fire station plans

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  • September 1, 2010
Plans to axe one of a West Sussex town's two fire engines are to be discussed at a special meeting. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSF&RS) wants to reduce the number of engines at Lancing Fire station as part of restructuring plans to save ...

Women rescued from Addlestone blaze by off-duty firemen

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  • September 1, 2010
Two women have been rescued from a fire by two off-duty firefighters who were woken by the smell of smoke. The men, who live nearby, heard screaming and rushed to the house in in Church Road, Addlestone, Surrey, in the early hours of Wednesday. One o...

Man arrested following Hove flat fire

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  • September 1, 2010
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a flat in Hove. Sussex Police said officers were called to a property at Osborne Villas, Hove, after the occupier reported a break in at about 2030 BST on Tuesday. As the occupier wait...

Two men treated after Durham paint chemical spill

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  • September 1, 2010
Two men have been taken to hospital after inhaling fumes after a chemical spill in County Durham. Crews were called to the Aycliffe Industrial Business Park on Tuesday evening after reports of a 45-gallon drum rupturing inside a lorry. Crews from Dar...

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