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Passenger dies in Tube train fall in Buckinghamshire

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  • June 27, 2011
A passenger has died after falling between two carriages of a tube train travelling through Buckinghamshire. The train was travelling north from Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, towards Chalfont and Latimer early on Saturday. A British Transport Police (B...

Maxwell Robert in court over suspect St Peter Port arson

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  • June 27, 2011
A man has appeared befor magistrates in connection with a suspected arson attack in St Peter Port on Saturday. Maxwell Charles Robert was remanded in custody for two weeks, accused of threatening to damage property. Magistrates in St Peter Port heard...

Nail bar fire on Gloucester Road started 'accidentally'

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  • June 27, 2011
A fire which badly damaged a nail bar in Bristol on Saturday was probably started accidentally, fire investigators have said. Emergency services were called to Creations Nail Studio on Gloucester Road after reports of the blaze. An Avon Fire and Resc...

Fire crews cool gas cylinders at scrapyard fire

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  • June 27, 2011
Employees at several businesses that were evacuated after a fire at a Derbyshire scrapyard have returned to work. Firefighters were called to the scrapyard in Cromford Road, Langley Mill just before 1100 BST on Monday. Three cars were destroyed in th...

NI gorse fires cost: £8m spent so far this year

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  • June 27, 2011
The fire service has spent more than £8m on battling gorse fires so far this year, according to new figures. The highest expenditure was in the Mournes area and West Tyrone where deliberately set fires raged for several days last month. The ...

Fire causes roof to collapse at Whitburn Miners Club

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  • June 27, 2011
The roof of a social club in West Lothian has collapsed after an early morning fire. A fire service spokesman said Whitburn Miners Club was "well alight" when firefighters arrived, after a passer-by raised the alarm at 0445 BST. About 50 Lothian and ...

Homes evacuated in Oldham terrace fire

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  • June 27, 2011
About 60 people were told to evacuate their homes in Oldham when a fire broke out in a derelict terraced house. The blaze, which spread through the roof to four adjacent houses, began just after midnight on Park Street, Coppice. Two houses were compl...

Cheltenham trade park business unit goes up in flames

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  • June 27, 2011
Fire has badly damaged a business unit at a trade park in Cheltenham. Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service said a passer-by called the emergency services just after 1430 BST on Sunday, to report the fire in Central Way. Four fire engines, an aeria...

Sutton-on-Sea chalets destroyed in arson attack

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  • June 27, 2011
Two chalets in a Lincolnshire seaside resort have been destroyed after they were deliberately set on fire. Firefighters from Mablethorpe and Alford were called to the chalets on Roman Bank in Sutton-on-Sea at about 0330 BST on Monday. A third chalet ...

Teenager charged over Peterlee house fire

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  • June 27, 2011
An 18-year-old has been charged in connection with a fire which forced a couple to flee their home. The retired couple in their 70s managed to escape the fire at their semi-detached home in Pentland Close, in Peterlee, County Durham, on Friday. Durha...

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