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Asda petrol station fire in Hyson Green: Boys arrested

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  • November 8, 2010
Three boys have been arrested following a fire at a supermarket filling station in Nottinghamshire. Emergency crews were called to Asda in Radford Road, Hyson Green, just before 1900 GMT on Sunday. Two 12-year-old boys and one 13-year-old boy were ar...

Woman who leapt from Edinburgh house fire dies

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  • November 8, 2010
A woman who leapt from the window of a burning house in Edinburgh has died. The 35-year-old, who had serious burns, jumped from the blaze just before 0245 GMT in Fernieside Avenue and was taken to hospital where she later died. A 40-year-old man, who...

Teenager charged over Plean school fire

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  • November 8, 2010
A teenager has appeared in court charged with causing a fire which badly damaged a primary school. Andrew Stretton was accused on petition of breaking into a shed at East Plean Primary School, Plean, on Saturday and stealing a quantity of toys. It is...

Boy, 13, burned in fall into bonfire in Holyhead

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  • November 8, 2010
A 13-year-old boy has been released from hospital after receiving hospital treatment when he fell into a bonfire. He suffered burns to his back and hands after the incident near the Peibio area of Holyhead, Anglesey, last Friday. He was initially tak...

Action to clear detergent foam from river after fire

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  • November 8, 2010
Fire crews have been trying to stop detergent foam flowing further down a river which was caused when a warehouse fire in Newton Aycliffe was extinguished. The Environment Agency said about 100 small fish had been seen dead in the river nearby. The f...

Warning as child burnt by Chinese lantern in Wrexham

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  • November 8, 2010
A fire service has warned of the perils of Chinese sky lanterns after a child suffered burns on Bonfire Night. The boy was taken to Wrexham Maelor Hospital for treatment after an incident involving a paper lantern at 20.48 BST on Friday. His injuries...

Couple jump out window to escape Newtownards flat fire

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  • November 8, 2010
A woman in her 20s who jumped from a first-floor flat window to escape a fire is seriously ill in hospital. The woman and her boyfriend both leapt out of the window of the flat at Bristol Park, Newtownards, at about 0430 GMT on Sunday. Police believe...

Skelmersdale arson victims 'lucky to be alive'

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  • November 8, 2010
Firefighters who rescued two neighbours from their homes after a suspected arson attack have said they are "lucky to be alive". A fire in wheelie bins spread to a row of terraced properties in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, at 0500 GMT. Crews managed to l...

Lesson in plane landing rescues in River Mersey

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  • November 8, 2010
Passengers have been rescued from a plane in the River Mersey as part of a training exercise for staff at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The UK's first floating aircraft simulator, which has been specifically built for airport tests, was used in the ...

Police probe two 'suspicious' fires in Aberdeen

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  • November 8, 2010
Police are investigating two fires which caused extensive damage to properties in the same area of Aberdeen. Grampian Fire and Rescue Service units tackled separate fires at Stoneywood Mill Sports and Social Club and the old Bankhead Academy in Bucks...

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