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Nottingham fire death: Boy admits killing woman and burning body

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  • January 31, 2012
A schoolboy charged with murder has admitted in court to killing a woman and setting her body on fire. However, at his trial at Nottingham Crown Court, the boy denied murdering the woman, who sustained hammer wounds. The prosecution said the victim's...

Stapenhill fire victim 'had tackled blaze'

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  • January 31, 2012
An 88-year-old woman who died in a fire is believed to have tried to tackle the blaze herself, say firefighters. The woman died after the kitchen fire in Cherry Tree Road, Stapenhill, Staffordshire, on 22 January. Mick Archer, group manager for the c...

Huge warehouse fire sends smoke over west London

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  • January 31, 2012
A large fire has sent smoke over west London as 75 firefighters try to extinguish the blaze at a range of industrial units. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said 15 fire engines were at the scene in Shepherds Bush. The fire has now been contained. White Cit...

Old Spiritual Church in Preston damaged by fire

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  • January 31, 2012
A large fire that severely damaged a former church in Preston is being treated as suspicious, Lancashire Fire Service has said. The blaze at the Old Spiritual Church on Moor Lane began at about 23:00 GMT, on Monday. Seven fire engines and about 40 fi...

Peru fire: Rehab centre owner charged with murder

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  • January 31, 2012
The owner of an addiction rehabilitation centre in Peru where 27 people died in a fire on Saturday has been charged with murder. Raul Garcia, whose son died in the fire, and one of his deputies handed themselves in to police on Sunday. Officials say ...

Seven detained over China river cadmium spill

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  • January 31, 2012
Seven chemical company officials have been detained over industrial waste that polluted a river in China's Guangxi region, state media said. Cadmium pollutants were detected in the Longjiang River on 15 January after tests were carried out on dead fi...

London Fire Brigade saves £9m as false alarm call-outs drop

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  • January 31, 2012
A total of £9m has been saved by London Fire Brigade (LFB) after the number of false call-outs crews attended dropped over the past four years. LFB said it went to 40,734 false calls in 2011, triggered by automatic alarm systems, compared to 48,771 ...

Rhymney arsons: Two separate fires at flat and house

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  • January 31, 2012
Police say they are now investigating two separate arson incidents in a south Wales valleys town. A man and woman were treated in hospital after jumping from a second floor flat in Heol Aneurin Bevan in Rhymney at about 04:30 GMT on Sunday. A second ...

Greasbrough fire: Mother and children 'recovering'

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  • January 31, 2012
Two children and their mother were recovering in hospital on Monday after a house fire in Rotherham in which a man died at the weekend. The man was found downstairs in the house on Wagon Road, Greasbrough, and declared dead at the scene. The woman, a...

Woman seriously hurt in Bridlington sheltered housing fire

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  • January 31, 2012
A woman has been seriously injured and nine people had to be rescued after a fire broke out at a sheltered housing complex in East Yorkshire. Emergency services were called to Chantry Court, Lawson Road, Bridlington, at about 05:24 GMT. The 33 remain...

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