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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...

Five die in Rio de Janeiro tram derailment

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  • August 28, 2011
Rescue workers say five people were killed and at least 27 injured when a tram derailed in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. After coming off the rails, the tram skidded down a Rio street for 50m (55 yards) before crashing into a lamp post. The a...

Hampshire crews remain at battery recycling plant fire

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  • August 28, 2011
Firefighters remain at a battery recycling plant in Hampshire following a large blaze, with plumes of smoke that could be seen for miles around. The fire began at the industrial site beside Lasham Airfield on Friday. A series of explosions could be h...

Man, 64, killed in Tain garage blaze

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  • August 28, 2011
A 64-year-old man has died in a fire at a house garage in Ross-shire, police have confirmed. Three fire appliances attended the blaze, which broke out on premises at the junction of Morangie Street and Murray Street in Tain at 11:40. Police said ther...

Man injured in house fire in Folkestone

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  • August 28, 2011
A man has been injured in a house fire in south Kent. About 20 firefighters tackled the blaze in Radnor Park Gardens, Folkestone, which started at about 23:55 BST on Saturday. Crews brought the flames, on the second floor of the three storey building...

Caravan damaged in Lincolnshire resort arson attack

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  • August 28, 2011
A caravan has been badly damaged in an arson attack at a Lincolnshire resort. Three fire crews were called to Laver Leisure in Ingoldmells Point, near Skegness, at 00:47 BST to reports of the blaze. Although the flames were quickly extinguished, the ...

Probe launched into flat fire in Connah's Quay

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  • August 28, 2011
North Wales fire investigators are returning to a flat at Deeside to look into the cause of a blaze at the property. Three engines from Deeside and Buckley tackled the fire at Chestnut Court, Connah's Quay, after the blaze broke out in the early hour...

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