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Flooding in Bridgwater sparks river wall collapse fear

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  • November 4, 2011
Part of Bridgwater town centre in Somerset has been closed off amid fears a wall could collapse after heavy rain. Emergency services were called to East Quay, close to the River Parrett, after cracks appeared in a riverside wall. A 50m cordon has bee...

China mine disaster: Dozens trapped by 'rock burst'

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  • November 4, 2011
Dozens of miners have been trapped in a coal mine in China after a "rock burst", officials say. Four miners were killed and 50 more are missing after the accident, which happened late on Thursday in the city of Sanmenxia in Henan province. State medi...

Floods at Newport and M4 van fire hit evening rush

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  • November 4, 2011
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says it is dealing with localised flooding in Newport. A spokesman said three crews were in the Maindee area after the service received 18 calls about flooding in properties since 16:30 GMT. Gwent Police say there ...

Girls escape car fire at Sainsbury's in Gloucester

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  • November 4, 2011
Two children have escaped from a car which burst into flames in a supermarket car park. It happened just after 15:00 GMT at Sainsbury's at the Quays, Gloucester. The four-year-old and 10-year-old girls were able to get out of the car but were treated...

'Keep Klear' East Preston fire station sign repainted

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  • November 4, 2011
Road markings outside a West Sussex fire station have been repainted after the word "clear" was spelt incorrectly. Motorists were advised to "keep klear" of East Preston fire station. Southern Gas Networks said the sign was first painted on Wednesday...

Man arrested after suspicious Derby house fire

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  • November 4, 2011
A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a fire in Derby. Seven people, including a teenage boy who jumped out of a window, escaped the fire at a terraced property on Buchan Street just before 02:35 GMT on Friday. A ...

Blaze kills Irvine boutique owner Lea-Anne McClunie

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  • November 4, 2011
A woman killed in a fire in North Ayrshire died inside the "dream" fashion boutique she opened following the death of her father. Lea-Anne McClunie was found by fire crews in Allure Boutique, High Street, Irvine, early on Thursday morning. It is unde...

Sussex fire merger proposal decision delayed

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  • November 4, 2011
A decision on the proposed merger of fire and rescue services in East and West Sussex has been delayed. East Sussex Fire Authority and West Sussex County Council said they wanted more information from the Department for Communities and Local Governme...

Appeal after two attacks on fire crews in Crook

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  • November 4, 2011
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service has appealed to the public to help stop attacks on its fire crews. It follows two incidents in the Crook area during the past week when objects were thrown at firefighters. In both cases they had b...

Two people arrested over Canterbury bomb hoaxes

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  • November 4, 2011
Two people have been arrested in connection with two bomb hoaxes that caused a major alert in Canterbury. Trains were halted and parts of the city cleared while police investigated the incidents, on 26 August. A 41-year-old woman and a man, aged 52, ...

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