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Two hurt in 'suspicious' blaze in Maesteg

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  • September 8, 2010
A house fire which injured two people was started deliberately, detectives believe. Both residents were taken to hospital following the blaze at the property in Maesteg, near Bridgend, in the early hours of Wednesday morning. They were suffering from...

Roof collapses at Liskeard charity shop

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  • September 8, 2010
A charity shop in Cornwall has been evacuated after its roof collapsed. The roof fell in at the British Red Cross shop in Liskeard at about 1500 BST. It was thought to have come down because of recent heavy rainfall, the fire service said. The collap...

Husband questioned over double murder in Barnstaple

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  • September 8, 2010
The husband of one of two women found dead after a house fire in north Devon is being questioned by police after being released from hospital. The bodies of Neil Langmead's estranged wife Debbie Jones, and Donna St John, both 35, were found in Fortme...

Two missing in China oil rig accident

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  • September 8, 2010
Two oil workers are missing and more than 30 have been rescued from a rig off China's north-east coast, which was damaged in a storm, state media says. Helicopters and rescue boats are searching for two people who fell from the platform, which is lis...

Man charged with arson over Jersey flat fire

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  • September 8, 2010
A 63-year-old man from Jersey has been charged with arson following a fire in a flat above a clothes shop. The New Look building was evacuated and the area cordoned off while the emergency services dealt with the fire. Richard Liron, States of Jersey...

'Stay indoors' warning over Hertfordshire factory fire

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  • September 8, 2010
More than 65 firefighters are at the scene of a factory fire in Hertfordshire. Smoke billowing from the plant at Bryanstone Road, Waltham Cross, has led to the evacuation of nearby flats. Residents close to the site have been advised by the fire serv...

Arrest in Milton Keynes fatal house fire case

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  • September 8, 2010
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a house in Milton Keynes in which a woman and her three-year-old daughter died. The 48-year-old woman, from Corby, was arrested on Tuesday. The bodies of Bola Ejifunmilayo, 29, and h...

Man treated after Dorset chip pan fire

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  • September 8, 2010
A man had to be treated by paramedics after an unattended chip pan caught fire at a house in Dorset. The fire started in the ground floor kitchen of the property in Pound Hill, Wimborne, on Tuesday night. The man managed to escape to safety and was t...

Fire at Linamar Swansea car parts plant

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  • September 8, 2010
Fire crews have scaled down their operation at the Linamar car parts factory in Swansea after a large blaze overnight. The blaze started in the workshop area, and spread to parts of the plant and the control room. At its height 30 firefighters were c...

Mexico oil refinery explosion kills one and injures 10

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  • September 8, 2010
An explosion at one of Mexico's largest oil refineries has killed one worker, the country's state company Pemex says. Ten more workers were injured in the blast in the Cadereyta refinery in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, the company said. Cadereyt...

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