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Two rescued from separate fires in Hampshire

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  • January 29, 2011
 man and a woman have been rescued by firefighters in separate incidents in Hampshire. A man was rescued from a fire in a second floor flat at a property in Beales Close, Andover, on Friday evening. He was taken to hospital. The fire is thought ...

Man missing after bungalow fire in Flitwick

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  • January 29, 2011
Police are trying to find a man who has gone missing after a fire at a bungalow where he is believed to live in Flitwick, Bedfordshire. Fire crews were called to the blaze at the address in Lime Close in the morning. The property was "extensively smo...

Two men killed in road accidents in Scotland

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  • January 29, 2011
Two men have died in separate road accidents in the west of Scotland, police have confirmed. The first accident involved a van which left the A85 at Glen Lochy, Argyll, at about 2030 GMT on Friday. Fire crews found three people at the scene and one m...

Three people die in fire at Glasgow flats

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  • January 29, 2011
Three people have died in fire at a block of flats in the north of Glasgow. Firefighters were called to the fifth-floor flat in Acre Road in the Maryhill area of the city at about 2340 GMT on Friday. The three people - believed to be a couple and the...

Woman hurt as fire engulfs homes in Blaengarw

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  • January 29, 2011
One woman has been taken to hospital and 20 people have been evacuated from eight homes after fire swept through a village terrace. The fire broke out in Railway Terrace in Blaengarw, in Bridgend county, in the early hours. Seven houses were well ali...

Dozens of Dorset firefighters tackle thatch roof fire

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  • January 29, 2011
About 75 firefighters have tackled a fire at a thatched property in Dorset which had begun to spread to nearby buildings. Crews were called to the house in Sutton Waldron near Blandford at 1145 GMT, where they found the roof alight. Extra crews were ...

Man tried to save Cheltenham geologist

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  • January 28, 2011
A man climbed into a collapsed trench to try to save a geologist who was trapped in it, a court heard. Alexander Wright, 27, from Cheltenham, in Gloucestershire died at a development site in Brimscombe Lane, near Stroud in September 2008. Cotswold Ge...

Woman dies in St Annes bungalow fire

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  • January 28, 2011
A woman has died in a fire at a bungalow in Lancashire. Fire crews were called to Mayfield Road in St Annes at about 1215 GMT and found the building well alight. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said police officers and the ambulance service were c...

Enniskillen firefighters fail to agree on bomb montage

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  • January 28, 2011
Firefighters in Enniskillen have failed to agree whether a montage commemorating the 1987 bomb should be on display in the town's fire station. The display was taken down in 2007 following an anonymous complaint. Last year, the NI Ombudsman Tom Frawl...

Three homes damaged in Newtownabbey arson attack

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  • January 28, 2011
Three houses have been badly damaged in an arson attack at Rathfern Way in Newtownabbey, County Antrim. Five fire engines and an aerial appliance attended the blaze on Thursday night. News Feed from BBC News Click to view video...

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