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County Derry fire caused by 'controlled burn'

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  • April 9, 2011
A controlled burn of gorse and heather in County Londonderry turned into a blaze across 150 acres of land. The fire burnt out of control between Dungiven and Maghera after the wind speed and wind direction changed. Five fire engines and approximately...

Family and pets rescued from Southampton flat fire

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  • April 9, 2011
Four people, including a child, have been treated in hospital after being rescued from a fire in Southampton. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to the fire in Lower Mortimer Road, Itchen, when the alarm was raised after midnigh...

Fire at Huddersfield's Marsden Moor threatens animals

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  • April 9, 2011
Firefighters are tackling a blaze spreading across National Trust protected moorland near Huddersfield. About 30 firefighters were called to Marsden Moor at about 1200 BST. National Trust countryside manager Gemma Wren said birds, hares and vegetatio...

Oxford For Sale sign arsonist strikes again

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  • April 9, 2011
An arsonist who targets For Sale signs in Oxford has struck again. Fire crews were called to a property in Merewood Avenue, Headington, at 0345 BST where a For Sale board was on fire. A total of 10 signs have been torched over the past three weeks in...

Woman rescued after river plunge at Strathclyde Park

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  • April 9, 2011
A 56-year-old woman has been rescued after falling from a bridge near Strathclyde Country Park. It is understood the woman was walking along the A723 Motherwell road when she fell into the water. A police spokeswoman said three firefighters and range...

Crowborough warden-assisted flats evacuated after fire

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  • April 9, 2011
A warden-assisted block of flats in East Sussex has been evacuated overnight following a fire. Firefighters were called to Martlets Court, in Montargis Way, Crowborough, shortly after midnight. About 60 residents had to be led from the property as fi...

Fire forces 500 from their Doncaster homes

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  • April 9, 2011
About 500 people were forced to leave their homes overnight after a rubbish fire spread to buildings in Doncaster. Firefighters were called to the blaze at Brunswick Square in Stainforth at about 2100 BST on Friday. A 200m exclusion zone was set up a...

Stockbridge Village tower block fire was 'deliberate'

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  • April 9, 2011
Firefighters have said a fire at a tower block in Merseyside could have been started deliberately. Crews were called to the fire on the eighth floor of a high rise block of flats in Stockbridge Village following several 999 calls at 0518 BST. The liv...

Woman burned in Wallington flats gas explosion

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  • April 9, 2011
A woman has suffered burns after a gas explosion in south London which partly destroyed a block of flats. The flames tore through the three-storey block in Morton close, Wallington, at about 0030 BST. A second floor flat suffered "substantial damage"...

Drewsteignton listed house damaged in thatch roof fire

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  • April 9, 2011
Fire has seriously damaged the thatch roof of a Grade II listed house in Devon. More than 100 firefighters from across the county worked through the night to tackle the blaze at the property in Drewsteignton, near Chagford. A fire in one of the chimn...

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