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Bus set on fire while travelling in Bristol city centre

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  • September 16, 2011
Extensive damage was caused to a bus which was set on fire while it was travelling through Bristol city centre. Police said several fires were lit on the number 73 bus, which travels from the north of the city, in the early hours of Friday. Police no...

Arson attack at derelict cinema in Kettering

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  • September 16, 2011
An investigation has been launched into a suspected arson attack at a derelict cinema in Northamptonshire. Fire crews were called to a blaze in the auditorium of the former Savoy Cinema in Kettering at 05:42 BST. Built in 1938, the building was used ...

Stalybridge Labour Club steward escapes arson attack

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  • September 16, 2011
A steward has escaped with minor burns after being trapped inside a club set alight in an arson attack. The 58-year-old woman was caught in the fire at Stalybridge Labour Club in Tameside at about 00:50 BST on Friday. A man and woman, both of whom Gr...

Chatham fatal fire: Injured man dies

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  • September 16, 2011
A man who was injured in a fatal fire in Kent that killed his daughter and grandson has died in hospital. Melissa Crook, 20, and her 15-month old son Noah died in the blaze at their house in Chatham Hill in the early hours of Saturday. Her father, Ma...

Welsh mine rescue: Third Gleision miner found dead

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  • September 16, 2011
A third miner has been confirmed as dead as the search continues for one more man still trapped in a Swansea Valley colliery. The men became trapped 90m (295ft) below in the flooded Gleision Colliery near Pontardawe on Thursday morning. They are Char...

Terry Yorath collapses after fire at Leeds flat

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  • September 16, 2011
Former Leeds United and Wales footballer Terry Yorath was taken to hospital after a fire at his flat. Firefighters were called to Alwoodley, Leeds, to tackle a fire in the kitchen just after 20:30 BST on Thursday. Mr Yorath, who was outside the build...

Firefighters treated after blaze at Douglas flat

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  • September 16, 2011
Two firefighters have been injured in a blaze at a block of flats in South Lanarkshire. The fire broke out in the Blue Tower area of Douglas shortly after 23:00 on Thursday night. The occupant of the flat escaped and was treated in hospital for the e...

Dalton scrapyard fire treated as suspected arson

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  • September 16, 2011
A blaze at a Cumbrian scrapyard, which was tackled by more than 40 firefighters, is being treated as a suspected arson by police. Residents near Motor Breakers in Dalton-in-Furness were warned to keep windows closed because of smoke during the fire e...

Trapped miners: Divers in Swansea Valley mine turn back

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  • September 16, 2011
Divers who entered a flooded mine to help free four miners trapped 90m (295ft) underground have been forced to return above ground, say rescuers. The specialist divers were sent to Gleision Colliery near Cilybebyll, Pontardawe in the Swansea Valley. ...

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