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Homes evacuated after repair shop fire in Retford

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  • January 20, 2011
More than 20 properties have been evacuated after a fire at a motorcycle repair shop in Nottinghamshire. Roads in the area of Grove Lane in Retford were closed after the fire as a precaution because acetylene canisters were located inside the shop. P...

Homes evacuated after repair shop fire in Retford

  • News Item
  • January 20, 2011
More than 20 properties have been evacuated after a fire at a motorcycle repair shop in Nottinghamshire. Roads in the area of Grove Lane in Retford were closed after the fire as a precaution because acetylene canisters were located inside the shop. P...

Campus disruption over University of Worcester lorry fire

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  • January 20, 2011
A lorry caused disruption to a university when it caught fire in the grounds. A building on the St John's campus at the University of Worcester was evacuated as the lorry set alight and explosion sounds were reported. Hereford and Worcester Fire Serv...

Smoke warning over Hartlepool fire

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  • January 20, 2011
People living near a kitchen showroom on Teesside have been warned to keep their windows and doors closed. Fifty firefighters are currently tackling the incident at Shields Interiors on Whitby Street South in Hartlepool. The fire is sending thick plu...

Teenage girl car passenger dies in Dorset BMW crash

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  • January 20, 2011
A teenage car passenger has died in a crash in Dorset. The 17-year-old girl was in a BMW when it lost control on a bend and overturned on the B3157 coast road at Langton Herring. She died at the scene. The 21-year-old male driver was taken to hospita...

Man on fire found in South Croydon wood

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  • January 20, 2011
A man on fire, who later died, has been found by emergency crews in a south London wood. Metropolitan Police officers were called to Bankside, near Croham Woods, South Croydon, on Wednesday afternoon following reports of a "man on fire". Police, Lond...

Fire tackled at Attercliffe scrap metal site

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  • January 20, 2011
A fire at a scrap metal site where gas cylinders were stored has been put out in South Yorkshire. Fire crews were called to Woodburn Road, Attercliffe at about 0535 GMT. The fire service said more than 12 cylinders of oxygen and propane were found at...

Toppled lamp 'caused farm fire' in Dorset

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  • January 20, 2011
Two people needed to be given oxygen after a fire broke out in a farm building in Dorset. Firefighters were called to the wooden outbuilding in Holnest, near Sherborne, shortly after 1230 GMT. Crews removed straw and hay from the building and put out...

Man injured as car crashes into fence on A27 at Lewes

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  • January 20, 2011
A 37-year-old man is being treated in hospital for injuries received when his car crashed through a wooden fence after it left the road in East Sussex. The accident happened at Ranscombe Hill on the A27 at Lewes at about 0530 GMT. Emergency services ...

Crew rescue man in Devon 'flat arson'

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  • January 20, 2011
Fire crews forced their way in to a flat to rescue a man after a suspected arson attack in Devon. The man was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital after the incident at the first floor flat in Kendall Street, Exeter, at about 0430 GMT. Fire investiga...

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