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Boy on arson charge after Burnley warehouse fire

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  • November 10, 2011
A teenage boy has been charged with arson after a huge blaze at a furniture warehouse in Burnley, Lancashire, in June. The 14-year-old boy has been bailed to appear before Reedley Youth Court on 21 November. More than 50 firefighters were needed to t...

Train fire at Manchester Piccadilly Station

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  • November 10, 2011
A train has caught fire at Piccadilly Station in Manchester city centre. The fire broke out in the stationary train's engine just after 18:00 BST, the fire service said. A spokesman said no-one was injured and the train, which was standing at platfor...

Merger of Cumbria and Northumberland fire brigades scrapped

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  • November 10, 2011
Plans to merge Northumberland and Cumbria fire brigades have been axed. Earlier this year bosses at the two county councils claimed a shared service with a single chief fire officer could result in big savings. But a feasibility study has concluded a...

Ham smoker blamed for Broadland Hams food factory fire

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  • November 10, 2011
A fire that destroyed a food factory in Norwich was started by a ham smoker, the fire service has found. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said it had now finished investigating the cause of the fire at Broadland Hams on the Sweet Briar Industrial Esta...

Firefighters welcome new station for Guildford

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  • November 10, 2011
Firefighters have welcomed plans to build a new fire station to replace a dilapidated building in Guildford. Surrey County Council (SCC) said the building, on the same site as the existing fire station at Ladymead, would have better training faciliti...

Dumo Sibanda house fire murder: George Sithole jailed

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  • November 10, 2011
A "jealous and possessive" man has been jailed for life for murdering a six-year-old girl who died in a Sussex house fire seven years ago. George Sithole, 41, started the blaze which killed Dumo Sibanda after being upset that his relationship with a ...

Jury in Rebecca Reasbeck care home killing trial retires

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  • November 10, 2011
A jury trying a care home worker accused of killing a Sussex care home resident by starting a fire in her room has retired to consider its verdict. Rebecca Reasbeck, 20, is accused of starting a blaze in Irene Herring's room at Ancaster Court in Hast...

Bromsgrove police, fire and ambulance station planned

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  • November 10, 2011
A combined emergency services station has been planned for north Worcestershire. The new police and fire station in Bromsgrove will also incorporate an ambulance response post. The development will replace both the police and fire stations currently ...

Fire at car body shop in Bridgwater 'under control'

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  • November 10, 2011
A car body shop in Bridgwater has been severely damaged by a fire which started early on Thursday morning. The blaze broke out at about 05:45 GMT at a firm at the Showground Business Park near junction 24 of the M5. Firefighters said the fire was now...

Fire breaks out at Bridgwater business park near M5

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  • November 10, 2011
Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Bridgwater near junction 24 of the M5. The fire broke out at about 05:45 GMT at an auto repair centre at the Showground Business Park. The fire service said the business was closed at the time and no-one had been ...

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