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Two bodies found in crashed plane pulled from Essex lake

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  • April 28, 2011
Two bodies of two men have been found in a light aircraft that crashed into a lake in Essex. The plane crashed into the lake at Ulting Lane in Langford, near Maldon, at about 1300 BST. It was lifted from the water during the evening with the bodies o...

One dead in gyrocopter crash near Wiltshire airfield

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  • April 28, 2011
One person has been killed in a gyrocopter crash near an airfield in Wiltshire, Great Western Ambulance Service has said. Emergency services were called to a field close to Old Sarum airfield just after 1230 BST. Wiltshire Fire Service said the craft...

Crews tackle fire at Stoke-on-Trent Tesco Express store

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  • April 28, 2011
Firefighters have been tackling a fire at a Tesco Express store in Stoke-on-Trent. The fire, in the roof space on Amison Street in Meir Hay, was under control within two hours after crews were called at about 0555 BST on Thursday. Two fire engines fr...

DUP election trailer is damaged in fire

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  • April 28, 2011
A DUP election trailer has been damaged in a fire at Garvagh, County Londonderry. The incident in the Mettican Road area was reported in the early hours of Thursday morning. An election poster was also damaged during the incident. Police have appeale...

Teenage boy arrested after house arson in Connah's Quay

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  • April 28, 2011
A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a house fire in Flintshire. Five people were in the house at High St, Connah's Quay when the fire broke out in a bathroom at around 0330 BST. One was taken to hospital for a check up and two ot...

CCTV released in For Sale sign arson investigation

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  • April 28, 2011
A CCTV image has been released by police investigating a series of arson attacks on For Sale signs in Oxford. A total of 18 signs were set on fire between 13 March and 22 April, mostly around London Road in the Headington area of Oxford. Police are n...

Fire crews tackle plastics factory blaze in Rochdale

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  • April 28, 2011
Forty firefighters have been tackling a severe fire at a plastics factory in Greater Manchester. The fire broke out at Taylor Engineering and Plastics, in Moss Bridge Road, Rochdale at about 0600 BST on Thursday. The fire service said the flames had ...

Fire-hit Harborne Primary School school shut for repairs

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  • April 28, 2011
A Birmingham primary school has been closed until further notice after a fire in its roof. More than 60 firefighters tackled the fire at its height at Harborne Primary School. Staff and children at the 650-pupil school managed to move to places of sa...

Two men sought after Luton arson attack

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  • April 28, 2011
Two men who tried to set fire to a house in Luton while the occupants were sleeping inside are being sought by Bedfordshire Police. The arson attack happened at a property in Farley Hill in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The men poured a flammab...

Five teenage boys bailed over M1 scrapyard fire

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  • April 28, 2011
Five teenage boys have been bailed after being arrested in connection with a scrapyard fire in north London that led to the closure of the M1. A blaze under an elevated section of the motorway in Mill Hil saw lanes closed between junctions 1 and 4 on...

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