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Coach driver in hospital after crash

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  • November 25, 2010
A coach driver has been taken to hospital after becoming trapped in his cab during a crash involving a National Express bus and a car in Cardiff. Other passengers on the coach escaped with minor injuries in the accident near the Gabalfa flyover on Th...

Guernsey Airport reopens after 'smell' on plane

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  • November 25, 2010
Guernsey Airport was shut for 45 minutes following reports of an unusual smell in the cabin of a plane. Airport fire crews were scrambled when the smell of burning was reported on the Flybe flight to Southampton which was on the taxiway just after 10...

Cambrian Line opens after train derails near Welshpool

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  • November 25, 2010
A rail service between Birmingham and Aberystwyth has resumed after a train derailed in Powys. The incident happened at 2015 GMT on Wednesday near Welshpool when several wheels on the front carriage of the Arriva Trains service came off the track. Ab...

Woman and son in hospital after Portstewart fire

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  • November 25, 2010
A mother and her teenage son have been taken to hospital following a house fire in Portstewart. The kitchen of the house was badly damaged in the blaze on Wednesday night. The pair were treated for the effects of breathing in smoke. Coleraine fire co...

Arson attack suspected after Truro Cattle Market fire

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  • November 24, 2010
A suspected arson attack is being investigated after a fire at a cattle market in Cornwall. Fire crews were called to the Truro Cattle Market on Newquay Road about 2230 GMT on Tuesday. They found a rubbish pile alight in a corner of the single-storey...

Nottingham shopping district closed by shop fire

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  • November 24, 2010
A busy shopping area in Nottingham has been closed off after a fire hit a five-storey building. About 35 firefighters were called to the blaze at the new Costa Coffee shop in Listergate just before 0930 GMT. The fire service said 20% of the building ...

Man killed in living room blaze in Market Drayton

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  • November 24, 2010
A man has been found dead after a fire broke out at a house in Shropshire. Emergency crews were called to the property at The Meadows, Hodnet, Market Drayton, at about 1230 GMT on Tuesday after a neighbour heard a smoke alarm. The fire broke out in t...

Dumfries and Galloway fire brigade cuts taken forward

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  • November 24, 2010
A priority list has been endorsed to cut fire service spending in Dumfries and Galloway by more than £700,000. The options have been set in order of impact with the least damaging, a management restructure, at the top. The least favoured proposa...

Lorry fire partly closes M5 in Worcestershire

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  • November 24, 2010
A motorway was partly closed after a lorry caught fire. The northbound M5 in Worcestershire was shut between junctions 4A and four. The link road from the M42 southbound to the M5 was also closed. A large lorry caught fire and several fire engines we...

Tribute to toddler killed in fire at Crewe home

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  • November 23, 2010
The family of a young boy killed in a fire at his home in Cheshire have paid tribute to their "brave little boy". Leo Messam, who was 23 months old, died at his home in Myrtle Street, Crewe, on Sunday morning. His two brothers, Tyrese, three, and thr...

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