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Fire crews tackle blaze at Norwich tower block

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  • September 26, 2011
Eighteen fire engines were called to a blaze on the eighth floor of a Norwich tower block. Markham Tower was evacuated and Bowers Avenue and Bignold Road closed to ensure the safety of firefighters and members of the public. Norfolk Fire Service said...

Investigation into fire at Bradwell petrol station

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  • September 26, 2011
An investigation has begun into the cause of a fire which destroyed a shop at a petrol station forecourt in Essex. Three fire crews were called to the blaze at the BP garage on the A120 in Bradwell, near Coggeshall, at 04:53 BST on Sunday. They manag...

Fire closes Southampton police station in Southampton

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  • September 26, 2011
A police station in Southampton has been closed temporarily after a fire broke out in the building. The blaze at Shirley police station, which began on Sunday at 16:45 BST, was quickly put out by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. A first-floor offic...

Pigs killed as lorry overturns on A157 near Louth

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  • September 26, 2011
Fifty pigs have been killed after a lorry overturned in Lincolnshire. The incident involving a two-tier trailer carrying 180 pigs happened on the A157 Station Road at Legbourne, near Louth, at about 07:55 BST. Six fire crews were called out, along wi...

Furze fire breaks out on St Ouen's headland

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  • September 26, 2011
A furze fire has burnt an area of headland about the size of 14 football pitches at St Ouen's Bay in Jersey. The fire service was called to an area near La Pulente and Petit Port at about 19:15 BST on Sunday. Crew commander Chris Powell said a "stron...

Fire crews remain at waste centre in Northamptonshire

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  • September 26, 2011
Three fire engines were still at the scene of a blaze at a farm waste site and recycling centre in Northamptonshire on Monday morning. At its height, more than 100 firefighters tackled the flames at Blackbridge Farm near Burton Latimer. The A6 near r...

Avon Fire drivers have 300 crashes in three years

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  • September 26, 2011
Drivers at Avon Fire and Rescue have been involved in more than 300 accidents in the past three years. The service is now considering installing black box recorders in engines' cabs in a bid to cut down on the amount of collisions. Many of the accide...

Suspected arson at Bexhill council depot destroys 500 bins

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  • September 26, 2011
Hundreds of wheelie bins at a recycling depot in East Sussex have been destroyed in a suspected arson attack. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) were called to the yard in London Road, Bexhill, at 04:30 BST. The fire destroyed about 500 whee...

A14 closed as crews tackle Northamptonshire fire

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  • September 25, 2011
Part of the A14 in Northamptonshire has been closed while more than 80 firefighters tackle a major blaze at a farm and reprocessing plant. Firefighters expect to remain at Blackbridge Farm, Cranford Road, Burton Latimer, late into the evening and pos...

Man rescued from mud after bridge fall in North Devon

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  • September 25, 2011
A 25-year-old man has been rescued after falling about 30 feet (9 metres) off a bridge in North Devon. Thomas Hickford was rescued from mud beneath Long Bridge in Barnstaple, police said. Two fire crews, the specialist rescue team from Barnstaple and...

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