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Two men hurt as plane crashes into Hampshire garden

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  • September 9, 2010
Two men have been seriously injured when their light aircraft crashed into a garden in Hampshire. The Piper PA-22 came down in Woodlands Road, Netley Marsh, at about 1415 BST. Both men, thought to be aged between 60 and 70, were trapped in the wreck...

Couple 'owe lives' to smoke alarm, says fire service

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  • September 9, 2010
A couple owe their lives to the fact they had a smoke alarm fitted in their flat, Guernsey Fire and Rescue Service has said. A lit candle caused a television to set on fire in the early hours at a property in Vauvert, in St Peter Port. The alarm woke...

EastEnders sparks London Fire Brigade warning

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  • September 9, 2010
As millions prepare to watch EastEnders pub the Queen Vic go up in flames the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said that too many people die in real fires. Decades of brawls and bust-ups in the fictional pub come to an end during Thursday evening's show...

Changing room blaze at Ninewells hospital

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  • September 9, 2010
Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from Dundee's Ninewells Hospital after a fire broke out in a changing room. Tayside Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to the building at about 1140 BST after someone reported seeing smoke. The blaze ...

Crews called to fire at Alvechurch nursery

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  • September 9, 2010
Firefighters have been called to a children's nursery in Worcestershire. Crews were alerted to the incident in Redditch Road, Alvechurch, at about 2320 BST on Wednesday and the fire was under control before 0130 BST. They found a fire in a wooden por...

Man sentenced over petrol fire threat

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  • September 9, 2010
A man dowsed his clothes in petrol and threatened to set fire to himself outside his home, a court has heard. Daniel Harding climbed into a wheelie bin and held police at bay with a cigarette lighter after falling out with his wife at their house in ...

Tribute to Milton Keynes fire death mother and daughter

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  • September 9, 2010
The family of a woman and her three-year-old daughter who died in a house fire in Milton Keynes have paid tribute to them. The bodies of Bola Ejifunmilayo, 29, and Fiyin were found in the house in Fishermead on Monday. The family said in a statement ...

Woman pulled from house fire in north Belfast

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  • September 9, 2010
A woman has been rescued from a fire in north Belfast. Firefighters were called at about 0500 BST to the house on Whitewell Road after neighbours raised the alarm. After finding the kitchen ablaze at the back of the house, they searched the property ...

Teenagers arrested after arson at Tadworth house

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  • September 9, 2010
Two teenagers have been arrested after an empty house was set on fire by a lit object being put through the letterbox. Neighbours who noticed the fire forced their way into the house in Merefield Gardens, Tadworth, Surrey and put out the flames using...

Colorado forest fire destroys 136 homes

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  • September 9, 2010
A forest fire in the US state of Colorado has destroyed at least 136 homes, officials say. About 3,500 people have been evacuated from the path of the fire in Fourmile Canyon, near the city of Boulder. Four residents are missing. The fire is burning ...

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