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Family tribute to fire chief killed at Cotswold Airport

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  • April 19, 2011
The family of a man who was killed in an industrial incident at Cotswold Airport have paid tribute, describing him as "a loving family man". Airport fire services manager Steven Mills, 45, from Malmesbury in Wiltshire, died on 8 April. His sister Hel...

Teenagers arrested over Northamptonshire fire released

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  • April 19, 2011
Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murdering a three-year old boy who died in a fire at his Northamptonshire home have been released without charge. Callum Bland died when a fire in a wheelie bin swept through his house in Fulmar Lane, Wellingbor...

Sussex nursing home fire death trial jury discharged

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  • April 19, 2011
The jury in the trial of a care worker accused of starting a fire at a Sussex nursing home that killed a pensioner has been discharged. Irene Herring, 85, died after the blaze in her room at Ancaster Court, Hastings Road, Bexhill, on 1 February 2009....

Barcelona: Sagrada Familia church hit by 'arson attack'

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  • April 19, 2011
More than 1,500 people were evacuated from one of Spain's most popular tourist attractions, Barcelona's Sagrada Familia basilica, after an apparent arson attack. Four people were treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out in the sacristy of An...

Ten-vehicle crash closes A41 in Hertfordshire

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  • April 19, 2011
Part of the A41 in Hertfordshire has been shut in both directions after 10 people were believed to be hurt in a 10-vehicle crash. The collision happened at about 0915 BST on the westbound carriageway between Hemel Hempstead and junction 20 of the M25...

Pair arrested over boy's death in Northamptonshire fire

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  • April 19, 2011
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a three-year-old boy who died in a fire at his Northamptonshire home. Callum Bland died when a fire in a wheelie bin swept through his house in Fulmar Lane, Wellingborough in 2007. The bo...

Homes evacuated after Rossendale garage fire

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  • April 19, 2011
A number of homes were evacuated after a fire at a garage in east Lancashire. Fire crews were called to reports of the blaze on Upper Ash Mount in Cloughfold, Rossendale, in the early hours. Businesses and properties on nearby Victoria Street were ev...

M1 fire started deliberately, says London Fire Brigade

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  • April 19, 2011
A fire that caused a section of the M1 to be closed for several days appears to have been started deliberately, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said. Friday's blaze near a scrapyard under an elevated section of the motorway in Mill Hill, North Lond...

Forty firefighters at Stoke-on-Trent factory blaze

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  • April 19, 2011
Forty firefighters were called to a blaze at a factory which makes trailers in Stoke-on-Trent. Crews went to Don Bur on Mossfield Road, Adderley Green, after the fire service was alerted at about 1915 BST on Monday. The cause of the fire, which was b...

Firefighters rescue women from Bexley care home blaze

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  • April 19, 2011
Firefighters have rescued two elderly women after a blaze at a residential care home in Bexley, south-east London. Eighteen more residents were evacuated from the home in Hadlow Road, Sidcup, after the fire began in a first-floor flat at about 0830 B...

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