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Solicitor calls for Atherstone fire deaths decision

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  • January 27, 2011
A solicitor is urging police to charge or release from bail six firefighters arrested over the deaths of four colleagues in Warwickshire in 2007. Twelve people were arrested last year after a large warehouse fire at Atherstone-on-Stour. Chris Humphri...

Spark started Derbyshire family death fire

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  • January 27, 2011
A fire which killed four children in Derbyshire was probably caused by a spark from an open fire. Tommy Henson, nine, Alisha Henson-Nulty, six, Rocco Henson-Nulty, four, and Appolonia Henson, two, died in the blaze at Hulland Ward on Monday night. Th...

Police plea to Crimewatch caller over fatal fire

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  • January 27, 2011
A television appeal about an arson attack in which a woman died has prompted new leads, police said. Lea Brooke, 81, died when her home in Walton Lane, Wakefield, was set on fire in November 2008. White spirit was poured through the letterbox and ign...

Police still looking for cause of St Helier garage fire

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  • January 27, 2011
A 44-year-old man arrested following a fire in St Helier has been released from custody pending further enquiries. Emergency services were called to a fire in a garage in Elizabeth Lane on Tuesday lunchtime and it was extinguished a short time later....

Penzance fire couple alerted by smoke alarm

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  • January 27, 2011
A smoke alarm alerted two elderly people after fire started in their bungalow in Cornwall. The husband and wife were woken by the alarm at their property in the Heamoor area of Penzance at about 0745 GMT. The fire, which had started in the bedroom, w...

Pieces of Brighton's West Pier up for sale

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  • January 27, 2011
Historical items salvaged from Brighton's West Pier are being put up for sale. The West Pier Trust is selling pieces that were collected and put into storage after the structure was ravaged by storms and fire. The trust had hoped to restore the pier ...

Fire death children's mother 'loved kids'

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  • January 27, 2011
The mother of four children who died in a house fire in Derbyshire "loved her children" and worked hard to provide for them, their aunt has said. Tommy Henson, nine, Alisha Henson-Nulty, six, Appolonia Henson, two, and Rocco Henson-Nulty, four, died ...

Three accused over Newquay hotel fire to face trial

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  • January 27, 2011
Three people have been remanded to stand trial at Crown Court accused of safety breaches after a fatal fire at a Cornwall hotel. Three people died in the blaze at the Penhallow Hotel in Newquay in 2007. John McMillan, Nicola Burfitt and Martin Trucke...

Woman in hospital after Holywell house fire rescue

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  • January 27, 2011
A woman needed hospital treatment after being rescued from a house fire in Flintshire. Two fire engines were sent to the scene at Abbots Walk in Holywell after receiving a callout at 2249 GMT Wednesday. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service say the cau...

Essex road shut as straw fire at farm reignites

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  • January 27, 2011
Straw bales have reignited days after firefighters put them out at a farm in Essex, leading to the closure of the A414 road for several hours. The fire first broke out late on Sunday night at Woodham Mortimer on the main road between Chelmsford and M...

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