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Speed camera fire in Swansea sparks police appeal

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  • November 1, 2010
Police investigating a speed camera fire in Swansea have issued a photograph of a man they want to find. South Wales Police want to speak to Craig Cullen, 25, in relation to damage to the camera on Llangyfelach Road, near the Kings Head pub. Officers...

Emergency landing ends in Yorkshire river5

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  • November 1, 2010
An investigation was under way after a light aircraft made an emergency landing and ended up upside-down in a river in the Yorkshire countryside. The plane could be seen in the 50ft-wide River Derwent, near the village of Aughton in East Yorkshire, w...

Firefighter punched tackling fire in Preston

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  • November 1, 2010
A firefighter needed hospital treatment after he was punched in the face as he tried to extinguish a blaze in Preston. Crew manager Darren Gregson was hit so hard he needed stitches to his jaw after the attack in an alleyway off Waverley Road at 0250...

Two new fire station sites sought for Medway

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  • November 1, 2010
Sites for two new fire stations in Medway are being sought as part of a shake-up of the fire service in Kent. Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority said the new stations would ideally be sited at Brompton in Gillingham and near Rochester Airport....

Fire crews rescue puppy from New Parks flat

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  • November 1, 2010
Fire investigators in Leicestershire believe a fire at a first floor flat was started deliberately. Fire crews were called to Aikman Close in the New Parks area of Leicester at about 0400 GMT on Monday. No one was injured in the fire but firefighters...

Illegal fireworks danger warning in County Durham

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  • November 1, 2010
Illegal fireworks seized in County Durham could have put people at risk, the fire service has warned. County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, along with trading standards officers, carried out tests on bangers removed from circulation. ...

Firefighters 'lacked equipment' for 7/7 London bombings

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  • November 1, 2010
Firefighters lacked the training and first aid equipment to treat the most seriously injured, the 7/7 London bombing inquests have heard. Firefighter Sean Jones said some of the wounded in the 2005 attack at Aldgate were untreatable by the fire servi...

'Gas explosion' rips through Oxfordshire cafe

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  • November 1, 2010
A suspected gas explosion which sent debris flying through the air forced a number of residents to be evacuated from their homes. Fire crews were called to Gemma's Cafe in East Challow, on Sunday evening. Debris scattered over a 100m (330ft) area and...

London firefighters stage second eight-hour strike

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  • November 1, 2010
More than 5,500 London firefighters have completed a second eight-hour strike in a dispute over new contracts. The walkout, which ran from 1000 to 1800 GMT, was called by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). It said London Fire Brigade (LFB) staff faced th...

Bravery awards over Shrewsbury fire rescue

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  • November 1, 2010
Two firefighters who saved the live of a Shropshire woman in a house fire are being rewarded for their bravery. John Bee and Richard Brazier carried Laura Smith out of her bedroom after her family home in Severn Street, Shrewsbury, caught alight. Mr ...

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