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Shanghai train collision: Passengers rescued by fire crews

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  • September 27, 2011
At least 200 people have been injured after a subway train in Shanghai was in collision with another. One of the trains hit the rear end of another after a signal system failure at one station, China's official Xinhua news agency reported. Fire crews...

Norwich Markham Tower fire residents given accommodation

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  • September 27, 2011
Temporary accommodation has been given to residents after a fire broke out at a Norfolk block of flats on Monday. Norwich City Council said people had been evacuated from all of the 44 flats at Markham Tower, Norwich, after a blaze on the eighth floo...

Woman driver dies in head-on crash in Northamptonshire

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  • September 27, 2011
  A 34-year-old woman has been killed in a crash on the B4525 road at Greatworth in Northamptonshire. A Ford Focus travelling towards Sulgrave was in collision with an X-Type Jaguar travelling in the opposite direction on Monday evening. The Foc...

Fire crews at waste site in Northamptonshire for two days

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  • September 27, 2011
Crews are still damping down at a waste reprocessing and recycling site in Northamptonshire more than two days after a fire broke out. At its height on Sunday, more than 100 firefighters tackled the flames at Blackbridge Farm near Burton Latimer. The...

Anglesey family escape home as Land Rover fire spreads

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  • September 27, 2011
A family of four say they are lucky to be alive after escaping a blaze which started in their Land Rover and spread to their farmhouse. A smoke alarm woke Elwyn Evans and his family shortly after midnight on Monday at their home at Bodorgan, Anglesey...

Reward increased for Beadlow business fire information

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  • September 27, 2011
A man whose business was partly destroyed in an arson attack which caused damage put at £1.5m has increased his reward for information. Up to 18 lorries and a tank of diesel were burnt out in the fire at Thomas Bros Excavations (Luton) Ltd, Shef...

Crews tackle Barnsley farm fire in Ardsley

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  • September 27, 2011
People in a town near Barnsley are being advised to keep their doors and windows closed following a fire. The fire service was called shortly after 04:45 BST on Tuesday to a blaze at Wood Laithes Farm on Doncaster Road in Ardsley. More than 40 firefi...

Large fire at Bilston building tackled

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  • September 27, 2011
About 100 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at industrial units in the West Midlands. Crews have been unable to get into the building in Millfields Road, Bilston, because of the danger of collapse. Attempts to bring the fire under control were ...

Woman suffers burns in fire at flat in Blurton

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  • September 27, 2011
A woman has suffered serious injuries in a fire in the upstairs flat of a property in Stoke-on-Trent. Emergency services were called to the fire in Hatfield Crescent, Blurton at about 19:40 BST on Monday. The woman, who is thought to be in her late 3...

London riots: Not guilty pleas over Reeves store fire

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  • September 26, 2011
A man accused of starting a fire which destroyed a furniture store in Croydon during the London riots has pleaded not guilty to two counts of arson. Gordon Thompson, of Waddon Road, Croydon, south London, was charged over the fire at House of Reeves ...

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