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Mexico casino arson: Five arrested over Monterrey attack

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  • August 29, 2011
Mexican police have arrested five men in connection with the arson attack that killed 52 people in a casino in the northern city of Monterrey. State governor Rodrigo Medina said the suspects were believed to belong to the Zetas drug cartel. Police we...

Retired driving instructor Harry Parr died in Tain fire

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  • August 29, 2011
A man who died in a fire at a garage at his home in Tain, Ross-shire, has been named by police. Seventy-three-year-old Harry Parr was a retired driving instructor. Three fire appliances attended the blaze, which broke out at the junction of Morangie ...

Woman dies in Carlisle property fire

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  • August 29, 2011
A woman has died following a fire at a property in Carlisle. Emergency services were called to Grasmere Street shortly before 17:00 BST on Sunday. A 56-year-old woman was rescued from the building by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and taken...

Derelict cafe fire in Rochester treated as 'suspicious'

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  • August 29, 2011
A fire which destroyed a derelict cafe in Kent, is being treated as suspicious Kent Police said. About 30 firefighters tackled the blaze which started at the two-storey Market Cafe, Corporation Street, Rochester, at about 22:30 BST on Sunday. Crews u...

Peel Centre retail park 'arson' destroys furniture warehouse

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  • August 29, 2011
A large fire at a retail park in Wolverhampton has destroyed 75% of a furniture store and damaged two other stores in a suspected arson attack. Officers discovered the fire at a furniture warehouse clearance centre in Stafford Street when they respon...

Fire crews tackle large barn fire at Burlescombe

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  • August 29, 2011
About 50 firefighters were called out to tackle a barn fire in east Devon. The blaze at Burlescombe, near Tiverton, was reported at about 03:50 BST. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the barn was well alight, and there were fears flames...

Six arrested over Leicester kebab shop explosion

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  • August 29, 2011
Two men and four women have been arrested after a kebab shop in Leicester was destroyed in a blast. Emergency services were called to reports of an explosion at a shop in Narborough Road about 02:20 BST and found the building demolished. The cause of...

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