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Crews look over man in barn fire in Enderby

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  • October 7, 2010
A person has been treated by paramedics after a fire broke out at a barn in Leicestershire. Four crews were called to the barn on a farm on Warren Park Way, Enderby, at about 1450 BST. Ambulance workers treated one person at the scene for heat exhau...

Kent woman and dog rescued from river in Ashford

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  • October 7, 2010
A Kent woman had to be rescued by firefighters after she slipped down a riverbank and became stuck in mud. Lynn Hollingberry, from Ashford, was attempting to rescue her dog in Victoria Park when she fell. Barney, a West Highland Terrier, had become e...

Cleaning liquid spill at Wrexham food factory

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  • October 7, 2010
Fire crews are dealing with a spillage of chemical cleaning liquid at a Wrexham food factory. The alarm was raised at about 0900 BST after about 75 litres of the liquid was spilled at the Rowan Foods factory on the Wrexham Industrial Estate. The fi...

Two in hospital after blaze in Edinburgh flat

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  • October 7, 2010
Two women were taken to hospital and another woman was treated at the scene following a fire in their flat in Edinburgh. Some 26 firefighters tackled the blaze in the ground floor flat in Bridge Road after they were called at 0644 BST. The women were...

Warning over Rainham tyre warehouse fire

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  • October 7, 2010
People living near a tyre warehouse in east London were told to keep windows and doors shut as fire crews tackled a large blaze. Up to 50 firefighters were called to the Lamson Road factory site in Rainham on Wednesday afternoon. The fire brigade sai...

Crews tackle fire at old garrison in Colchester

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  • October 7, 2010
More than 30 firefighters have been called to a blaze at a former garrison in Essex. The fire is close to the site of a blaze which destroyed the Officers' Club at the old Colchester Garrison in July, the fire service said. Crews were called at 192...

Boys held after former hotel fire in Weston-super-Mare

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  • October 7, 2010
Two teenage boys have been arrested after a fire at a derelict hotel in Weston-super-Mare. The pair, aged 13 and 14, were held on suspicion of arson but have been bailed, police in the town said. The former Royal Pier Hotel was declared structurally ...

Woman dies in 'severe house fire' near Bristol

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  • October 7, 2010
A woman has died in a house fire in Abbots Leigh, near Bristol. Emergency services were called to what was described as a "severe fire" in Dennyview Road, just off the A369, at about 1315 BST. A spokesman for Avon Fire and Rescue Service said the wom...

Trio arrested after spate of arsons on Herongate estate

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  • October 7, 2010
Three youths have been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a spate of arsons on a Shropshire housing estate. The four incidents, on Shrewsbury's Herongate estate, involved paper being set alight and pushed through door...

Mother died trying to save daughter in house fire

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  • October 7, 2010
A mother who escaped a house fire died after returning to the property to try and rescue her four-year-old daughter, an inquest heard. The bodies of Michelle Thomas, 32, and her daughter Courtenay were found by firefighters in an upstairs bedroom ...

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