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Smoke alarm plea after Sheffield flat fire

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  • November 9, 2010
Fire crews have urged people not to disable smoke alarms after two men were rescued from a flat fire in Sheffield. The men were asleep in the living room of a second-storey flat at Sandon View in Wharncliffe Road, Broomhall, when a pan of oil caught ...

Cruise ship fire leaves 4,500 stranded off Mexico coast

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  • November 9, 2010
A cruise ship which sailed from California has caught fire and is having to be towed back to shore, with 4,500 people on-board but unharmed. The Carnival Splendor was 200 miles (310km) south of San Diego, when the blaze broke out on Monday morning, s...

Man set fire to girlfriend's home

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  • November 9, 2010
A man who was banned from seeing his girlfriend after an attack on her went back to her home and set it alight, a court has heard. Several people had to be rescued from the block of flats after Paul McGrath defied a court order to stay away from Laur...

Jobs fear over London fire engine review

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  • November 9, 2010
Unions have raised fears a review of the number of fire engines operating in London could lead to 500 job cuts. An investigation into the feasibility of removing 27 appliances from the fleet was ordered by London's fire authority chairman Brian Colem...

Rise in attacks on firefighters across Tyne and Wear

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  • November 9, 2010
There was an increase in the number of attacks on Tyne and Wear firefighters in the run up to Bonfire Night, brigade chiefs have revealed. While the overall number of incidents from 1-6 November was 10% lower than last year, there was a "disappointin...

Emsworth homes evacuated after flooding

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  • November 9, 2010
About 40 homes in Emsworth in east Hampshire have been flooded, with half of them being evacuated. Heavy rain overnight led to severe flooding in the town, with Bridge Road and St James Road being the worst-affected areas. Hampshire Fire and Rescue S...

East Plean pupils to move schools after fire

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  • November 9, 2010
Pupils at a school badly damaged by fire are facing weeks of disruption as emergency measures are put in place by Stirling Council. Parents of children at East Plean Primary School in Plean will be asked to consider a number of options at a meeting o...

Oil tanker hit by car crashing through Malvern garden

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  • November 9, 2010
A car has crashed into a tanker in Worcestershire spilling about 1,000 litres (219 gallons) of heating oil. The people carrier crashed through a garden and hit an oil tanker driving along Rhydd Road, Malvern, at about 1735 GMT on Monday, fire crews s...

Mother's safety call after son's Chinese lantern burns

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  • November 9, 2010
A mother has warned of the dangers of Chinese lanterns after her son was burned in a Bonfire Night accident. Emma Foulkes, 23, from Wrexham, wants tougher safety guidelines for lantern manufacturers after one broke, spilling hot oil over her three-ye...

Driver hurt as car crashes into acupuncture shop

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  • November 9, 2010
A woman suffered neck and back injuries when her car ploughed into the front of an acupuncture shop in rural Dorset. Fire crews had to cut the driver free from her Vauxhall Corsa when it crashed into the front of the shop in West Street, Blandford. T...

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