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Memorial plaque for New Cross fire victims unveiled

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  • January 18, 2011
A memorial plaque has been unveiled in memory of 13 black youngsters who died in a fire at a flat in south-east London 30 years ago. The victims, aged between 14 and 22, were killed in the blaze as they attended a 16th birthday party at 439 New Cross...

Hucknall sub-station fire treated as arson

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  • January 18, 2011
A fire which damaged a sub-station in Nottingham and prompted the evacuation of nearby houses is being treated as arson. An explosion and subsequent blaze at the facility in Bolsover Road, Hucknall, on 12 January caused a blackout at hundreds of prop...

Boeing delays 787 Dreamliner delivery date again

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  • January 18, 2011
Boeing has postponed the delivery date for the first of its new 787 Dreamliners again, this time until the third quarter of 2011. The latest delay comes after an onboard fire forced the company to halt test flights in November. The US firm said its n...

Jersey women get bravery award for fire rescue

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  • January 18, 2011
Two Jersey women have been honoured for saving the life an elderly woman during a fire at her home. Carol Gould and Sheree Laurence led Peggy Habin to safety after fire engulfed her kitchen in St Brelade last November. They have been presented with a...

Man rescued from mudslide at Benenden School

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  • January 18, 2011
A man has been airlifted to hospital after being trapped in a mudslide at Benenden Girls' School in Kent. Firefighters from Kent Fire and Rescue Service's urban search and rescue team freed the man, who was trapped in mud from the knees down. A fire ...

Flood warning issued for houses in Chelmsford

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  • January 18, 2011
A flood warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for riverside properties in an Essex town after heavy overnight rain. Flooding is expected in the riverside areas of Chelmsford town centre, including the cricket ground and Court Industrial E...

UK man, 70, dies after Pakistan arson accusation

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  • January 18, 2011
A British man, believed to be aged about 70, has died in hospital in north-west Pakistan after being detained by police for alleged arson. His death in the city of Abbotabad is being investigated by the hospital authorities, but they say it was most ...

Bournemouth Airport warehouse wrecked by fire

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  • January 18, 2011
An industrial unit at Bournemouth Airport in Dorset has been severely damaged by fire. Firefighters were called to the building in the north-east sector of the airport's retail trading park at 0118 GMT. About half of the unit was affected by the fire...

Young people evacuated from Portsmouth fire

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  • January 18, 2011
A sheltered housing complex for young people in Hampshire had to be evacuated after a fire started by an unattended pan, which spread to nearby clothes. Crews were called to the Portsmouth Foyer in Edinburgh Road, Portsmouth, shortly after 2200 GMT o...

Flood alert after heavy rainfall in west Cornwall

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  • January 18, 2011
Severe rain has caused flooding in areas of west Cornwall. Fire crews were called to pump out a number of homes in Praze-an-Beeble and the main square at St Just in Penwith was affected. Motorists are facing disruption due to standing water on the A3...

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