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Cars destroyed in Barrow scrapyard fire

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  • October 6, 2010
A massive fire at a scrapyard in Cumbria has destroyed about 500 cars and several outbuildings. It broke out at Fainty's on Cavendish Dock Road in Barrow in the early hours, and at its height eight appliances and 40 fire crews were at the scene. Pe...

Fire at disused Newcastle-under-Lyme restaurant

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  • October 6, 2010
A blaze at a disused restaurant in Staffordshire was started deliberately, the fire service has said. Crews were called to the fire in the first floor and roof space of the site on Silverdale Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, at about 1435 BST on Tuesday...

Crews at pallet fire near Ferrybridge Power Station

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  • October 6, 2010
More than 50 firefighters have dealt with a large fire at a pallet yard near to a West Yorkshire power station. Crews were called to the fire on Kirk Haw Lane near to Ferrybridge Power Station at about 1850 BST on Tuesday. The fire service said 10 en...

Second arson attack on Mayfield Cricket Club in Sussex

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  • October 6, 2010
A cricket club in East Sussex has been damaged by fire for the second time in two weeks. Sussex Police said the changing rooms at Mayfield Cricket Club in Crowborough were set alight at 0215 BST on Sunday. Two weeks ago, on 3 September, a fire destro...

Hastings Pier 'at risk of collapse into sea after fire'

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  • October 6, 2010
The historic Hastings Pier in East Sussex is at risk of collapsing into the sea following a major fire, the local council has warned. Up to 95% of the pier was destroyed as emergency services struggled to get the blaze under control in the early ho...

Shirley Towers repair work 'months away' after fire

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  • October 6, 2010
Repairs to a block of flats damaged by a fire which killed two firemen are not likely to be completed until May 2011. James Shears, 35 and Alan Bannon, 38, died while tackling the blaze which started on the ninth-floor of Shirley Towers, Southampton...

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