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Brean holiday village fire 'accidental'

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  • January 4, 2012
A fire which destroyed three chalets at a holiday village in Somerset was accidental, the fire service has said. The fire broke out at about 02:15 GMT on Monday at the Brean Sands Holiday Village near Weston-super-Mare. Officers believe it started in...

Man in skylight fall after fire at Longton factory

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  • January 4, 2012
A man has fallen through a skylight after trying to see if anyone was trapped in a factory fire in Stoke-on-Trent. Fire crews were called to the old John Tams factory on the Strand in Longton at 02:55 GMT by three men who had seen smoke coming from t...

Sleeping men rescued from Crawley house fire

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  • January 4, 2012
Two men have been rescued from a house fire in Crawley which initially went undetected because smoke alarm batteries had been removed. A neighbour spotted smoke pouring from the conservatory of the house in Samphire Close, Broadfield, at about 02:25 ...

Western Isles ward evacuated over wheelchair fumes

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  • January 4, 2012
A hospital ward was evacuated after staff became concerned about fumes coming from an electric wheelchair brought in by a patient. Firefighters were called to Western Isles Hospital in Stornoway and took the chair outside. Twenty-nine people were mov...

Kent Fire and Rescue Service in chimney fire appeal

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  • January 4, 2012
Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has urged residents to have their chimneys swept after nearly 40 call-outs to chimney fires in one month. Crews were called to 38 homes from 1 December 2011 to 1 January 2012 to tackle chimney fires. Ten fires occu...

Listed Northampton building unsafe after fire

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  • January 4, 2012
A listed building in Northampton that was badly damaged by fire earlier this week is at risk of collapsing, according to structural engineers. The former Angel Hotel on Bridge Street was left structurally unsafe after the fire on Monday. Fat Cat Bar ...

M4 reopened eastbound after multi-vehicle crash in Carmarthenshire

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  • January 4, 2012
The M4 has reopened eastbound in Carmarthenshire, after a multi-vehicle crash. The collision between two cars and a lorry happened at around 08:20 GMT on Wednesday between junction 48 at Hendy and junction 49 at Pont Abraham. The crash partially bloc...

Cooking timers trial for Falmouth's elderly residents

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  • January 4, 2012
Cooking timers are being given out to elderly residents in Falmouth as part of a pilot scheme to reduce firefighter call-outs. Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service found they were being alerted to several instances where toast had been burnt, or food was...

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