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Chinese shopping centre fire kills 19

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  • November 5, 2010
A fire in a shopping centre in northern China has killed at least 19 people, state media reported. The fire in the city of Jilin burned for 12 hours before being put out, the official Xinhua news agency said. At least another 27 people were injured b...

Athena fishing ship blaze into ninth day

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  • November 5, 2010
A factory fishing ship is still on fire off the Cornwall coast, nine days after the blaze started. Coastguards said salvors were waiting for the fire, in cardboard boxes in the hold, to die down before making a decision on where to take the Athena. T...

Explosion leaves 12 contaminated at Cannock plant

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  • November 5, 2010
Twelve people had to be decontaminated after a chemical explosion at a waste facility in Cannock. More than 30 firefighters attended the Augean liquid treatment plant in the Bridgtown area of Cannock at 1200 GMT. Two Augean staff were taken to the Qu...

Light aircraft crashes in Surrey

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  • November 5, 2010
A small plane has crashed near Dorking, Surrey, according to Surrey Fire service. Police said both occupants of the two-seater plane had been accounted for following the accident. Neither suffered serious injuries, but they have not been identified, ...

Factory fire in Newton Aycliffe

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  • November 5, 2010
Emergency services are dealing with a serious fire at a factory unit in County Durham. Just after 1300 GMT there were reports of an explosion followed by a large fire at the Newton Aycliffe industrial estate. The current advice to those who live and ...

Second Qantas jet in engine scare

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  • November 5, 2010
A Qantas airline jumbo jet has made an emergency landing in Singapore because of an engine problem. The Boeing 747-400 turned back shortly after take-off from Changi Airport, airline officials said. It comes a day after a Qantas Airbus A380 was force...

Two held over Devon flat arson attack

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  • November 5, 2010
Two people are being questioned by police investigating an arson attack on a Devon flat. No-one was injured in the blaze at a ground floor flat in Fraser Drive, Teignmouth on Thursday night. One man was evacuated from a next-door flat before the fire...

Horsted Keynes homes evacuated in gas cylinder alert

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  • November 5, 2010
Homes in two residential roads in West Sussex were evacuated after two sheds containing gas cylinders caught fire. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said one propane and one butane/propane mix cylinder were inside the garden sheds in Challoners, Ho...

Inquiry into second fire at Lowestoft hotel hit

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  • November 5, 2010
Police and fire officers are investigating the cause of a second fire in a week at a hotel in Suffolk. Emergency services were called to the Sunrise Inn in Corton Road, Lowestoft, at 0628 GMT. A section of roof has collapsed but most of the building ...

Passenger plane crashes in Cuba

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  • November 5, 2010
A Cuban passenger plane has crashed in the centre of the country with 68 people on board. The aircraft, belonging to the state-run Aerocaribbean airline, was flying from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba to the capital Havana when it went down, st...

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