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Studland beach cafe and shop fire 'deliberate'

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  • July 31, 2011
A fire in a wooden beach cafe and shop in Dorset is being treated by police as suspicious. Firefighters were called to Joe's Cafe kiosk on South Beach, Studland, just before 09:30 BST. The crews from Swanage quickly extinguished the blaze. A fire and...

Fire deaths police stop Helensburgh drivers

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  • July 31, 2011
Police investigating the deaths of three people in a deliberate house fire said they had an "encouraging response" from motorists stopped near the scene. They questioned drivers from 04:00 to 06:00 on Sunday, one week on from the incident in Helensbu...

CCTV issued in Job Wilding garage fire murder

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  • July 31, 2011
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who died after a fire in a derelict garage have issued CCTV images of two men they wish to trace. Job Wilding, 41, was one of two men rescued from the garage on Gristhorpe Road, in Selly Oak, Birmingham, l...

Seven rescued from fire in Connaught Road, Harlesden

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  • July 31, 2011
Seven people have been rescued from a house fire in north-west London. Emergency crews brought a man, three women, two girls and a boy down ladders in Connaught Road, Harlesden. Three of the adults were taken to hospital, along with the three childre...

Tributes to Salford death crash pilot Ian Daglish

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  • July 31, 2011
The family of a 59-year-old man killed in a plane crash in Greater Manchester say he was an experienced pilot. Father-of-two Ian Daglish, from Alderley Edge, died on Sunday after being injured in the crash with another man, aged 19, who is critically...

Salford man describes moment plane hit his house

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  • July 31, 2011
A man has described the moment a light aircraft crashed into his Salford home, leaving two men critically injured. Colin Maher said he could hear one man shouting for help after the plane burst into flames after hitting two houses. The pilot and pass...

Vehicles destroyed in Leicestershire yard fire

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  • July 30, 2011
A fire at an industrial unit in Leicestershire has destroyed several vehicles. The fire at the yard on Swepstone Road in Heather near Ashby-de-la-Zouch was reported just before 14:00 BST on Saturday. No-one was injured in the fire but Leicestershire ...

Two Somerset barn fires involving tonnes of hay

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  • July 30, 2011
Firefighters in Somerset have dealt with two separate barn fires involving more than 100 tonnes of hay. Crews had to use a bulldozer to move 60 tonnes of hay from a burning barn at Brambles Farm near Frome at about 02:00 BST to stop the blaze spreadi...

Warning after fire at Carlisle's Central Plaza Hotel

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  • July 30, 2011
People have been warned not to enter a derelict hotel in Carlisle which was badly damaged in a fire. An investigation is under way into the cause of the incident at the former Crown Plaza Hotel on 25 July. While the building is structurally stable, t...

Thomas Sharkey dies after fire which killed children

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  • July 30, 2011
A father who escaped a deliberate house fire which killed his two children has died in hospital. Thomas Sharkey Snr, 55, died six days after Thomas Jnr, 21, and his sister Bridget, eight. The flat fire broke out in Helensburgh, in Dunbartonshire, ear...

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