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Second arrest over car crash fire death in Liverpool

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  • October 25, 2010
A second man has been arrested after a man died when the car he was travelling in crashed into a lamppost and caught fire in Liverpool. Police saw a silver S-Type Jaguar being driven at high speed in Scotland Road at about 0215 BST on Saturday, befor...

Skegness farm museum remains open despite fire

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  • October 25, 2010
A Lincolnshire museum is open as usual despite a fire ripping through the thatch roof of one of its buildings. The thatched roof of a 250-year-old cottage at Church Farm Museum in Skegness was badly damaged in the fire on Friday. But the rest of the ...

London firefighters to strike on Bonfire Night

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  • October 25, 2010
Firefighters in London are to strike on Bonfire Night in a row over new contracts, their union has said. The 47-hour action will be the third strike date since the Fire Brigades' Union (FBU) announced strike action. It said the dispute centred on pla...

Arson probe after Mansfield plastics factory blaze

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  • October 25, 2010
A fire at a conservatory factory in Mansfield is being treated as arson, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said. Fire crews spent four hours battling the blaze at KB Windows on Sheepbridge Lane in Mansfield late on Sunday. Six fire engines and ...

Teenager accused of Bradford fire deaths back in court

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  • October 25, 2010
A man charged with the murders of a woman and her two children who died as a result of a Bradford house fire has made his second court appearance. Alina Shah, 10, and her brother Aman, eight, were fatally injured at their home in Pollard Park on 6 Ju...

Major earthquake strikes off Indonesia

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  • October 25, 2010
A major earthquake has struck off the coast of western Sumatra, Indonesian officials say. The 7.5 magnitude quake near the Mentawi Islands at a depth of 14km (8 miles) triggered a tsunami watch, but officials later gave the all clear. Indonesia's Met...

Wolverhampton homes flooded by burst water main

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  • October 25, 2010
Twelve homes have been flooded and thousands of properties left without running water as a result of a burst water main. The leakage occurred on a large water main on Stowe Heath Lane in East Park in Wolverhampton at about 0800 BST. Severn Trent Wate...

Crews 'threatened during London firefighters strike'

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  • October 25, 2010
Emergency crews who worked during an eight-hour firefighters' strike faced "intimidation and harassment", London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson has said. Footage has emerged showing a group of people surrounding a fire engine returning to the fire stat...

Work continues at Hereford fire site

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  • October 25, 2010
Scaffolding has been put at the front of another building affected by a fire in a historical part of Hereford. It has been put up outside the black-and-white-front of the Phones 4u store after already having been placed around River Island in the Hig...

Redcar fire station to become centre for young people

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  • October 25, 2010
Work has begun to convert a Teesside fire station into a community facility for young people. The project at Redcar Fire Station has seen firefighters temporarily move to nearby Kirkleatham Business Park. The new "one-stop-shop" for youngsters will i...

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