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Firefighters rescue woman from Cambourne house fire

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  • January 23, 2011
A woman was rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a house in Cornwall. Emergency crews were called to the two-storey property in Cadogan Road, Cambourne, at about 1630 GMT. The blaze, which was believed to have started when...

Man and dog led from Radford house fire

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  • January 23, 2011
An 80-year-old man and his dog have been rescued from a house fire near Coventry. West Midlands Fire Service was called to a kitchen fire in a two-storey mid-terrace house in Rollason Road, Radford, at 0010 GMT. Two firefighters using breathing appar...

Pub in Woking severely damaged by blaze

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  • January 23, 2011
More than 30 firefighters tackled a blaze which severely damaged a pub in Surrey. Six crews from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service were called to The Rowbarge Hotel in St John's Road, St John's, Woking at about 1550 GMT on Saturday. Firefighters used an...

Mischief the horse rescued from Hampshire swimming pool

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  • January 23, 2011
A four-year-old horse had to be pulled from a swimming pool by rescue crews after becoming stuck. The animal, aptly named Mischief, became trapped after it wandered on to a plastic covering over the pool outside a neighbour's home. Firefighters were...

Pensioner dies after Dundee flat fire

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  • January 23, 2011
An 87-year-old man has died following a fire at a flat in Dundee. Tayside Fire and Rescue said Robert Latto succumbed to the effects of smoke inhalation following the blaze at Kinghorne Road in the city. The fire brigade were called to the property a...

Woman rescued from house fire in Newry

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  • January 23, 2011
A 47-year-old woman has been rescued from a house fire in the Derrybeg area of Newry. The alarm was raised by the woman's 18-year-old daughter after she smelt smoke around 0900 GMT on Sunday. The Fire and Rescue Service said it is not yet clear what ...

Fifty people evacuated in Lambeth after gas explosion

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  • January 23, 2011
Fifty people have been evacuated from their homes after a gas explosion. The blast happened in Lambeth, south London, at about 1840 GMT on Saturday. It did not cause any injuries. A spokesman for London Fire Brigade said: "About 50 people were evacua...

Man killed at house fire in Eltham, south-east London

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  • January 23, 2011
A man has been killed and another badly injured after fire tore through a house in south-east London. Flames took hold of the property in Grangehill Road, Eltham, south-east London, at about 0400 GMT on Sunday. Four fire engines and 20 firefighters t...

Basingstoke hotel guests evacuated after fire

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  • January 23, 2011
An investigation is under way following a fire at a hotel and bar in Hampshire. Two members of staff attempted to put out the blaze, which started in a first floor boiler room, at the Beach Arms Hotel in Basingstoke. More than 30 fire crews tackled t...

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