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Winster substation fire causes power cut

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  • October 12, 2011
A fire at an electrical substation left up to 34,000 homes without power in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. A spokeswoman for Derbyshire Fire Service said it was thought that there had been an explosion at the substation on the B5056 at Winster. Wester...

Bilston polluted canal: Oxygen levels improving

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  • October 12, 2011
Oxygen levels have improved in a Wolverhampton canal following efforts to save thousands of fish. Chemicals leaked into the Wyrley and Essington canal following a fire at an industrial site in Bilston. The chemicals caused the oxygen levels in the wa...

New water rescue centre created for Gloucestershire

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  • October 12, 2011
A water rescue centre thought to be the first of its kind in the UK has been created in Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service and Severn Area Rescue Service (Sara) will provide rescue cover of the rivers Avon and Severn. The cent...

Woman arrested over Boyle, Roscommon, fire which killed girl

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  • October 12, 2011
A woman in her 50s has been arrested in connection with an arson attack in Boyle, County Roscommon, in which a child was killed. Five-year-old Mari Connolly died in the fire in the early hours of Monday 3 October. Her father and her two sisters, aged...

Pype Hayes Bonfire Night event to drop bonfire due to cuts

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  • October 12, 2011
The only council-run Bonfire Night event in Birmingham will be held without a bonfire this year to save money, the council has said. Birmingham City Council said it cost £30,000 to hold the bonfire in the city's Pype Hayes Park. It said there wo...

Fire at Deal Town football club 'suspicious'

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  • October 12, 2011
A fire that severely damaged a sports pavilion in Kent is believed to have been started deliberately. About 30 firefighters were called to Deal Town FC's Charles Sports Ground in St Leonard's Road, Deal, at about 17:15 BST last Thursday. Kent Police ...

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