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People evacuated as crews tackle Milford Haven fire

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  • April 26, 2011
Eight people have been evacuated after a fire at a bookmakers and a flat in Milford Haven. About 30 firefighters were called to the Ladbrokes shop in Charles Street shortly before 1800 BST. The fire was brought under control after eight people from n...

Man fatally injured at Staffordshire substation

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  • April 26, 2011
A man has died at an electrical substation in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the substation in Ore Close just before 2100 BST on Monday. A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said a 46-year-old Chesterton man was...

Arsonists set fire to Rotherham canal boat

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  • April 26, 2011
Arsonists are believed to be behind a fire on board a canal boat in South Yorkshire. Fire crews were called to the 20-tonne derelict barge on water near to Central Road, in Rotherham, at about 2230 BST on Monday. The fire service said rubbish on boar...

Two Dorset heath fires may be deliberate

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  • April 26, 2011
Two heath fires in Dorset which happened within hours of each other are believed to have been started deliberately. Firefighters were called to land near Greenlands Farm, Studland, shortly before 1200 BST where a 20m by 10m area of gorse and peat was...

Boy, 13, burned in Berkshire barbecue blaze

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  • April 26, 2011
A teenager has been severely burned after being engulfed in flames from a barbecue in Berkshire. The 13-year-old had to be airlifted to a specialist burns unit after the incident in Poyle, Slough, on Friday. Firefighters said model aircraft fuel had ...

Teenagers arrested over Cheltenham house fire

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  • April 26, 2011
Two male teenagers from Cheltenham have been arrested in connection with a break-in and fire at an empty property in the town. Police responded to reports that the house on Prestbury Road had been broken into on Saturday at about 1630 BST. When offic...

Petrol bomb thrown through window in Wythenshawe

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  • April 26, 2011
A woman and her child escaped from a house when a petrol bomb was hurled through the window in Manchester. The 42-year-old woman was in the living room of the house on Cardew Avenue, Wythenshawe, when a brick was thrown through the window on Saturday...

Three arrests after fire at house on Teesside

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  • April 26, 2011
A fire at a house on Teesside is being treated as suspicious. Emergency services discovered several fires in the semi-detached property on King Street in South Bank on Saturday afternoon. The building suffered severe damage, but no-one was hurt. A 36...

Firefighters tackling gorse blaze near Daviot

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  • April 26, 2011
Smoke from the fire was visible from parts of Inverness Firefighters have been tackling a gorse fire that spread to a wide area close to Daviot, near Inverness. Brown and grey smoke from the blaze was visible from the city, about six miles away. The ...

Dumfries and Galloway fire emergency targets drawn up

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  • April 26, 2011
A new set of emergency standards has been drawn up for Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service. The plans set target response times for dealing with everything from critical incidents to less serious call-outs. Although the nature, location and...

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