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Swindon house damaged by roof fire

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  • October 10, 2010
A Swindon house was damaged when a fire broke out in the roof. The occupant of the property, in the Ferndale area, called emergency services reporting a fire at about 1950 BST on Saturday. A crew arrived to find the roof ablaze. More appliances were ...

New Durham fire station opens its doors

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  • October 10, 2010
A new station which will train firefighters of the future has opened in County Durham. The new building in Enterprise Way on the Green Lane industrial estate in Spennymoor, replaces the old station at Bessemer Park which opened in 1970. As well as tw...

More than 200 rescued from burning Baltic Sea ferry

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  • October 10, 2010
More than 200 passengers have been rescued from a Baltic Sea ferry after it caught fire near the German island of Fehmarn, maritime officials said. At least 20 people suffered light injuries, the German Maritime Emergency Centre said. There were repo...

FAA cites fire risk in bulk lithium battery shipments

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  • October 10, 2010
The US airline regulator has warned carriers shipments of lithium batteries may ignite if exposed to high heat in flight, risking a "catastrophic event". The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the batteries, widely used in consumer products, ...

Hastings Pier fire extinguished after four days

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  • October 10, 2010
A major fire which destroyed historic Hastings Pier in East Sussex has been fully extinguished after four days. Fire crews left the structure at midday on Friday after an inspection of the pier by Station Commander George O'Reilly. Firefighters spent...

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