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Fire-hit school pupils taught in Black Country church

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  • October 18, 2010
Pupils from a school almost destroyed by fire a week ago are being taught in a nearby church. More than 300 children attend Wilkinson Primary School in Bilston but just nursery children and those who need childcare returned on Monday. An investigatio...

Response times to rise after fire ladder cuts

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  • October 18, 2010
The North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority has voted not to replace one of four aerial ladder platforms (ALPs) in operation across the region. The service will operate with three ladders when one reaches the end of its 20-year life span in 2012. The e...

Car set on fire in Londonderry in 'sectarian' attack

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  • October 18, 2010
A car has been set on fire in the Irish Street area of Londonderry. The vehicle was parked in Bann Drive when it was set alight early on Monday. A resident said she was terrified to discover the car on fire outside her home. The woman, who did not ow...

No seatbelt pregnant smoker in safety excuse

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  • October 18, 2010
A pregnant car passenger caught without a seatbelt told officers in Dorset she was worried the belt would harm her unborn baby, as she smoked a cigarette. Police also said a woman was stopped for having both hands off the wheel as she tried to get a ...

Fatal M180 fire man was on bail

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  • October 18, 2010
A man who died in a car fire on a Lincolnshire motorway after being followed by police had been arrested the day before, it has emerged. The man died when the car he was driving caught fire on the M180 near Scunthorpe while it was being pursued by Li...

Man accused of arson attack on Isles of Scilly

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  • October 18, 2010
A 22-year-old man from the Isles of Scilly has been charged with arson and intent to endanger life after a fire at a flat in the islands. Sean Oakley, from St Mary's, was arrested following the blaze in Hughtown on Thursday night. The flat's five occ...

Somerset mother and two children rescued from fire

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  • October 18, 2010
A mother and her two children have been rescued from their burning home in Taunton, Somerset. Firefighters called to Charles Crescent on Sunday night found the three trapped and sheltering in an upstairs flat with the hallway on fire. One child was r...

Man dies in Suffolk car crash explosion

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  • October 18, 2010
A man died when his car left the road, caught fire and exploded in Suffolk. The man was driving along the A143 at Pakenham, near Bury St Edmunds, in the early hours of Monday when the incident happened. The driver, who has not yet been formally ident...

Fire tackled at derelict school in Stoke-on-Trent

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  • October 18, 2010
Fire crews have spent the night tackling a blaze at a derelict school in Stoke-on-Trent. Firefighters were called to the old Clarice Cliff primary school building, on Marlborough Road, Longton, at about 2240 BST on Sunday. Four crews arrived to find ...

Spending Review: Fire response 'under threat' by cuts

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  • October 18, 2010
It is the moment when your whole life could be going up in flames, a fire has gripped your business. The automatic alarm has gone off at three in the morning and alerted the emergency services. But instead of a fire engine turning up and a crew of fi...

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