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Fire tears through village house in Bedfordshire

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  • December 11, 2010
More than 70 firefighters have been working to put out a fire which has wrecked a house in Bedfordshire. The occupants managed to escape from the fire, which began at the house in Grove, near Leighton Buzzard, shortly after 1000 GMT. Crew from about ...

Suspected arson at former Mexborough fire station

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  • December 11, 2010
Firefighters in South Yorkshire have tackled a fire after a suspected arson attack at one of their former stations. They were called out to the former Mexborough fire station shortly after 0200 GMT on Saturday, where they found the first floor on fir...

Woman freed after ambulance crash in Lincolnshire

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  • December 11, 2010
A woman had to be cut free from her car after it was involved in a collision with an ambulance in Lincolnshire. The woman's Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with the ambulance at about 0530 GMT on Saturday on the A15 at Langtoft, near Market Deeping. ...

Shed and power substation damaged in Teignmouth fire

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  • December 11, 2010
An electricity substation, community centre and shed have been damaged in a fire in south Devon. The fire broke out in the shed in Higher Buckeridge Road, Teignmouth, at about 0140 GMT, the fire service said. It then spread to the adjacent external w...

Man burned in garage fire in Plaistow, east London

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  • December 11, 2010
A man suffered serious burns and 200 others were evacuated when fire tore through a mechanic's garage in east London. Flames took hold of the building in Plaistow at 1852 on Friday. The man escaped with burns to his face and hands and was taken to ho...

Woman dies after hit by train at rail crossing in Powys

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  • December 11, 2010
An investigation is under way into the death of a woman who was struck by a train at a rural crossing in Powys. The incident happened at Derwenlas, near Machynlleth, at 2320 GMT Friday. British Transport Police (BTP) said they were investigating the ...

Humberside firefighters march in Hull over planned cuts

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  • December 11, 2010
Firefighters were protesting in Hull on Saturday over proposed cuts which they say will hit front line services. Humberside Fire Authority plans to make £7m of savings, including reducing fire crews from five to four, amid looming cuts to public...

Man taken to hospital after fire in East Dean

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  • December 11, 2010
An 87-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a fire started in his bedroom at a house in East Sussex. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire, in Michel Dene Road, East Dean, at 2300 GMT on Friday. The man was taken to hospi...

Shed arson attacks investigated in Bamber Bridge

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  • December 11, 2010
Three arson attacks on sheds and garages are being investigated by Lancashire police and the fire service. The fires were started within just a few minutes at about 0325 GMT in the Chorley Road and Drakes Hollow areas of Bamber Bridge. Lancashire Fir...

Southampton flats evacuated following blaze

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  • December 11, 2010
A Southampton terrace has been badly damaged after fire broke out in a flat. Firefighters were called to the property in Mansell Road East, in the Millbrook area of the city, shortly before 2230 GMT. Hampshire Fire and Rescue said the fire started in...

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