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Fire breaks out at Deal Town football club

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  • October 6, 2011
Fire crews have been tackling a fire that has broken out at a sports pavilion in Deal in Kent. About 30 firefighters from Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to Deal Town FC's Charles Sports Ground in St Leonard's Road at 17:15 BST. Residents ar...

Telford house fire deaths were accidental

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  • October 6, 2011
A father and daughter killed in a house fire in Shropshire died as the result of an accident, an inquest has heard. Andrew Lineton, 33, and six-year-old Kay-Leigh Cook were found in a house in Briarwood, on the Brookside estate, in Telford, on 3 Apri...

Man badly hurt after cliff fall at Llanelly Hill

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  • October 6, 2011
A man has been taken to hospital after falling about 12m (40ft) from a cliff onto rocks in Monmouthshire. The incident happened at Llanelly Hill near Gilwern at around 14:20 BST on Thursday. A fire engine from Brynmawr, a rescue tender from Ebbw Vale...

Man suffers serious burns in Kempston house fire

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  • October 6, 2011
A man has suffered serious burns in a house fire in Bedfordshire. Paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service in Kempston and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to Bruce Road in the town at 1550 BST. The man, believed to be in his 4...

Fifteen escape fire in Inverness flats

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  • October 6, 2011
Fifteen people including a number of children were evacuated from flats in Inverness following a fire in a stairwell on Wednesday evening. Firefighters had to rescue one woman using a ladder. She was taken by ambulance to the city's Raigmore Hospital...

South Yorkshire's CARP fire engines 'unsafe', says union

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  • October 6, 2011
Four fire engines costing £2m have been condemned as unsafe and unreliable, and may lead to a loss of life, the Fire Brigades Union in South Yorkshire said. A union official said the Combined Aerial Rescue Pumps (CARP) had suffered mechanical br...

Fire at Hartlebury Castle in Worcestershire

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  • October 6, 2011
Fire crews have been tackling a blaze at Hartlebury Castle, the former home of the Bishop of Worcester. The fire service said crews were called to a rapidly-developing blaze in a workshop area, at 23:46 BST on Wednesday. Thirty firefighters tackled i...

Dunelm Mill fire: Crews called to Coventry retail park

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  • October 6, 2011
A large fire has broken out at a retail park in Coventry causing "extensive damage" to a homeware store. About 15 fire engines were sent to the Dunelm Mill store on the Orchard Retail Park, off London Road, in the Willenhall area. Police and the fire...

Fire crews check for Lingfield explosion site hotspots

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  • October 6, 2011
Firefighters are still checking the scene of an explosion and major fire at a Surrey industrial estate which injured eight people. Crews have continued to visit Hobbs industrial estate in Newchapel, near Lingfield, to make sure there are no hotspots ...

Two rescued from burning building in Weymouth, Dorset

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  • October 6, 2011
Two people were rescued from a burning building in Dorset. Three pumps attended the fire in East Street, Weymouth, following reports that people were trapped inside the property, a Dorset Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said. She added the fire had start...

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