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Smethwick K2 supermarket roof collapses in fire

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  • May 31, 2011
About 30 people were moved out of their homes after a fire broke out at a West Midlands supermarket. Up to 40 firefighters tackled the blaze at K2 supermarket, in Claremont Road, Smethwick at about 0100 BST. A West Midlands Fire Service spokesman sai...

Elderly woman treated after Worcester flat fire

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  • May 31, 2011
A woman in her 80s has been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a high rise flat in Worcester. The blaze happened at Severn House, in St Clements Close, at about 1330 BST on Monday. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said the fire w...

Arson arrest over Tantons Hotel fire in Bideford

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  • May 31, 2011
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a hotel in North Devon. Fifty-five people were taken to safety after the blaze broke out on the third floor of Tantons hotel in Bideford at about 0400 BST. The alarm was raised after o...

Tantons Hotel fire: Man arrested at scene in Bideford

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  • May 31, 2011
A 58-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a hotel in North Devon. A couple in their 70s were among those rescued from the roof of Tantons hotel in Bideford after fire broke out on the third floor at about 0400 BST....

Hagley Road hotel and house damaged in fire

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  • May 31, 2011
A house and an adjoining hotel have been severely damaged by a fire. About 20 people had to be moved out of the Knowle Lodge Hotel on Hagley Road in Birmingham. One man was treated for the effects of breathing in smoke. It is believed Saturday's fire...

Warning after rise in Dartford Heath arson attacks

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  • May 31, 2011
Fire crews in Kent have warned it is only a matter of time before somebody is badly injured or killed after a rise in woodland fires. There have been more than 800 outdoor fires in the drought-hit county since the start of April, double the number fo...

Hartlepool fire kills 'gentle giant' Craig Westhorp

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  • May 31, 2011
A 20-year-old man has been killed in a fire at a house on Teesside. Police on patrol raised the alarm after spotting the fire at Formby Close, in the Clavering area of Hartlepool, in the early hours of Monday. Craig Westhorp was later found dead in t...

Man injured in fire at Edinburgh flat

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  • May 31, 2011
A man is being treated in hospital after a fire at a flat in Edinburgh in the early hours of the morning. The blaze broke out at the flat in Parkgrove Bank, in the Clermiston area of the city, shortly before 0500 BST. Three other people - including a...

Guernsey vehicle fires treated as arson

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  • May 31, 2011
A spate of vehicles fires in Guernsey over the weekend is being treated as arson, States police say. Eight vehicles were set alight in a car park near the Vale Church and along nearby Folie Lane, between 2200 BST on Saturday and 0500 BST on Sunday. W...

East Dulwich fire: Children treated after Marsden Road blaze

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  • May 29, 2011
Four children have been treated for the effects of smoke after a fire which has caused severe damage to two neighbouring houses in south London. Thirty firefighters were called to Marsden Road in East Dulwich at 1525 BST on Sunday. The children had m...

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