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Blackpool scout headquarters in second arson attack

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  • March 23, 2011
A scout centre in Blackpool has been "devastated" by fire for the second time in less than a year. Firefighters were called to the Scout District Headquarters in Heyhouses Lane, St Annes, in the early hours. Buildings on the site burned down in July ...

Penhallow Hotel company admits fire safety breaches

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  • March 23, 2011
A Yorkshire company that owned a hotel in Cornwall which was destroyed by fire in 2007 has admitted two charges of failing to meet fire safety standards. Three people died as a result of the fire at the Penhallow Hotel in Newquay. O&C Holdsworth ...

Cow manure fetish man is jailed by Cornwall court

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  • March 23, 2011
A man with a fetish for cow manure has been jailed for two years. Truro Crown Court heard that David Truscott, 41, had repeatedy broken into a farm near Redruth in Cornwall over a period of six years. Judge Christopher Elwen said Truscott made the li...

Shropshire disaster teams in chemical exercise

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  • March 23, 2011
Emergency crews in Shropshire have been taking part in an exercise over how to tackle a major incident involving hazardous materials. The fire service teams were attending four scenarios at locations in the Telford area. One scenario included a chemi...

Wordsworth's former home in Grasmere damaged by fire

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  • March 23, 2011
A property once lived in by the poet William Wordsworth has been damaged by fire. It broke out in the roof and first floor of Allan Bank in Grasmere, in the early hours. At its height, five appliances were at the scene. Tenants of the National Trust ...

Arson attack destroys Leicester empty pub

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  • March 23, 2011
A derelict pub in Leicester has been destroyed in a suspected arson attack. Fire crews were called by members of the public to The Invincible in Sturdee Road, Eyres Monsell, in the early hours of the morning. The two-storey brick building, which has ...

Flood emergency exercise for Morpeth

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  • March 23, 2011
An emergency exercise is to be held in a Northumberland town which was devastated by flooding in 2008. About 1,000 homes and businesses in Morpeth were affected when a month's rainfall fell in one day. Plans that have been put in place to minimise th...

Aberdeen city centre fire closes busy street

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  • March 23, 2011
A serious flat fire forced a busy Aberdeen city centre street to be closed. The emergency services were called to the scene at Market Street, off Union Street, at about 0815 GMT after reports of the fire in a top floor flat. Grampian Fire and Rescue ...

Teenage boy in Cobham missing after dinghy capsizes

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  • March 23, 2011
A teenage boy is missing after the dinghy he was in with a friend capsized on a pond in Surrey. A search operation by a specialist diving team was launched after the dinghy turned over in Heathfield Pond, Cobham, on Tuesday afternoon. A 17-year-old b...

Fire breaks out in terraced house roof space in St Just

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  • March 23, 2011
Three fire crews have been called to a house fire in west Cornwall. The fire broke out in the roof space of a terraced house in Princess Street, St Just, at about 0330 GMT. Crews from St Just and from Penzance extinguished it. Adjoining properties we...

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