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Tavistock Red and Black football club damaged in fire

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  • February 3, 2011
A building at a football club in west Devon has been severely damaged in a fire. Emergency services were called to the Red and Black Football Club in Tavistock at about 0410 GMT on Thursday. Three fire crews found changing rooms alight at the site in...

Elderly woman rescued from fire in Weymouth

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  • February 3, 2011
An elderly woman was pulled to safety from her smoke-filled home by firefighters carrying out safety checks nearby. Crews were called to Meadow View Road in Littlemoor, Weymouth, at 1530 GMT. The woman, aged in her 80s, was taken to hospital for trea...

Light aircraft crashes into Essex field

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  • February 3, 2011
A light aircraft has crashed into a field in Essex. Firefighters were called to the field near Warren Road in South Hanningfield at about 1615 GMT. An Essex Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the pilot was not trapped in the plane. The East of En...

Teenager cleared over Maidenhead fire death

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  • February 3, 2011
A Berkshire teenager jointly accused of starting a fire which killed a woman has been cleared of all charges. Saimah Ali, 23, was trapped and died in the blaze in Moor Lane, Maidenhead, in June last year. Navera Ahmed, 18, of Rochfords Gardens, Sloug...

Northallerton chemical spill clear-up complete

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  • February 3, 2011
A chemical leak at an industrial estate in Northallerton has been cleared up and a 400m cordon lifted, police said. Fumes containing a mild irritant leaked from the premises on the Standard Way Industrial Estate due to a chemical reaction at 0615 GMT...

Man admits fire incidents in Orkney island of Sanday

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  • February 3, 2011
A man has admitted setting fire to three business properties in the Orkney island of Sanday. Leonard Cairns, 52, set fire to a garage, a shop and a store shed at the village of Kettletoft last September, Kirkwall Sheriff Court heard. Twenty-two peopl...

Warning over chemical spill fumes

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  • February 3, 2011
Firefighters tackling a chemical leak at an industrial estate in Northallerton have warned residents to stay indoors. Fumes containing a mild irritant leaked from the premises on the Standard Way Industrial Estate following a chemical reaction at 061...

Substation arson sparks St Helens blackout

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  • February 3, 2011
More than 4,200 homes in Merseyside were left without power after vandals set fire to an electricity substation. The 33,000 volt substation at the former United Glass Ravenhead site in St Helens was broken into and torched at 1640 GMT on Wednesday. S...

Kerosene spilled in tanker crash in East Meon

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  • February 3, 2011
A tanker has overturned, spilling up to 2,000 litres of heating oil on a rural road in Hampshire. Police and fire and rescue crews were called to Coombe Road near East Meon after the tanker ended up on its side shortly before 1000 GMT. Road closures ...

Kent's fire service in management restructure

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  • February 3, 2011
The county's fire service has undergone a restructure of senior management in an attempt to save money. Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) said slimming down the team would save about £300,000 a year. The posts of deputy chief executive and dir...

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