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Fire at east London processing plant

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  • September 18, 2011
Twenty firefighters are tackling a major blaze at an industrial processing plant in Silvertown, east London. About half of the two-storey factory in Knights Road - which is owned by John Knight Ltd - is on fire. Firefighters were called to the site, ...

Sussex paraglider stuck in tree is rescued

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  • September 18, 2011
A paraglider had to be rescued by fire crews after he became stuck 60ft (20m) up a tree in West Sussex. The man had been paragliding over the Devils Dyke near Poynings when his equipment became tangled in branches at 13:00 BST. West Sussex Fire and R...

Cumbrian school closed to students after fire

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  • September 18, 2011
A Cumbrian school will be closed to students on Monday after a fire. All pupils at Dowdales School, in Dalton-in-Furness, were evacuated on Friday. Two members of staff were taken to hospital and released later. Cumbria County Council said the fire w...

Nine people rescued from blaze in block of flats

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  • September 18, 2011
Nine people have been rescued from a fire which tore through the top floor of a block of flats in Erith, south-east London. Forty firefighters in eight fire engines fought the blaze in the 14-storey building on Larner Road, after being called to the ...

DIY store in Worksop damaged by suspicious fire

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  • September 18, 2011
An investigation has started after a suspicious fire damaged a DIY store in north Nottinghamshire. More than 20 firemen were called to the Wickes store in Workshop after a fire started in two sheds on the premises on Saturday night. A Nottinghamshire...

Quick-thinking alert praised after Jersey house fire

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  • September 18, 2011
Jersey's fire service has praised a quick-thinking neighbour who alerted it to a house fire. Crews were called to the property in Le Geyt Street just before midnight on Sunday. The neighbour noticed the fire through a ground floor window. No-one was ...

Fire service asks for £400,000 grant after Swinley fire

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  • September 18, 2011
Berkshire's fire authority has asked the government to help pay costs from a major fire in Swinley Forest. Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has applied for a £404,640 Bellwin grant from the Department for Communities and Local Gov...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Nama-owned Coleraine pub

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  • September 18, 2011
A number of homes were evacuated in Coleraine overnight as firefighters dealt with a blaze at a former pub. They were called to the town's Park Street just before midnight on Saturday. The former pub is owned by National Asset Management Agency or Na...

Great North Run: Fireman enters to help Emmy Taylor, 3

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  • September 18, 2011
A fireman has joined the Great North Run to raise money for a girl badly burned in a caravan fire. Tony Reaney and his colleagues in Flint were shocked by the plight of Emmy Taylor, three, who is from the town. He has a personal connection to the tra...

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