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Gloucestershire dog attack toddler meets fire heroes

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  • September 19, 2010
The family of a two-year-old boy who was savaged by a dog earlier this month are hoping a visit to his local fire station will help his recovery. Joshua Mann needed 200 stitches to his face after the attack at his grandparents' farm near Cheltenham. ...

Crews stage 999 rescue exercise on Isle of Man

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  • September 19, 2010
Emergency services and the Coastguard on the Isle of Man have been taking part in a joint operation to improve their search and rescue capabilities. Operation Theseus involving about 70 police, fire, coastguard and civil defence staff was staged in t...

Cumbria fire prevention policy 'successful'

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  • September 19, 2010
The number of fires in Cumbria has fallen by 20% in the past year, government figures have shown. Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has put the drop down to prevention advice, with more than 35,000 home safety checks carried out since 2008. The Communi...

Man suffers serious burns in narrow boat fire in Harlow

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  • September 19, 2010
A man is receiving treatment for 50% burns suffered during a fire on a narrow boat in Essex. Crews rescued the man, believed to be about 50, from the boat moored on the canal near Burnt Mill, Harlow, at 2030 BST on Saturday. The 39ft (12m) vessel was...

Stove's log basket causes fire in the Isle of Man

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  • September 19, 2010
A fire which began in a log basket kept too close to a wood-burning stove caused extensive damage to a house, the Isle of Man fire service said. The fire broke out at 1645 BST on Saturday in the lounge of a man's house in Sulby. The man managed to es...

Blackpool attraction fire 'averted by sprinkler system'

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  • September 19, 2010
A blaze at one of Blackpool's major attractions was brought under control by sprinklers, a fire service spokesman said. Fire broke out at a florist's shop in the Coral Island leisure complex on the Promenade in the early hours. The sprinkler system a...

Two arrests after London toddler's flat fire death

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  • September 19, 2010
A man and a woman have been arrested following the death of a 19-month-old girl in a fire at a south London flat. A family of five were rescued from the first-floor flat in Arnould Avenue, Camberwell, on Saturday morning. Two women, an 11-year-old gi...

Flat fire treated as 'suspicious'

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  • September 19, 2010
A 49-year-old woman has been taken to hospital following a "suspicious" fire at a flat in West Lothian. Fire crews rescued the woman through the window of the first floor flat in the Moorelands area of Addiewell at about 0500 BST. The woman, who has ...

Fire destroys Mayfield cricket clubhouse in Sussex

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  • September 19, 2010
An investigation is under way into a suspicious fire that destroyed the clubhouse of a Sussex cricket club. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Wellbrook ground of Mayfield Cricket Club in Berkeley Road at 0110 BST. Fire crews broug...

Hospital fire checks urged before dialling 999

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  • September 19, 2010
Hospital staff in Greater Manchester have been told by fire officers that they must check for signs of a blaze if an alarm goes off before dialling 999. The fire service's cost-cutting policy has also reduced the number of firefighters attending an i...

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