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Stockport burnt body death 'is suspicious'

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  • January 26, 2012
The "suspicious" death of a man whose burnt body was found near Stockport town centre is being investigated. Fire crews were called to a fire in a wooded area near Wellington Street at 05:10 GMT. Greater Manchester Police attended and, after the fire...

Sunderland warehouse blaze tackled by fire crews

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  • January 26, 2012
Firefighters have been tackling a warehouse fire in Sunderland which broke out in the early hours. Several units at an industrial estate off Chaytor Grove in Hendon have been severely damaged in the blaze. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service are no...

Baby and woman rescued from fire

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  • January 26, 2012
A young woman and a her 14-month-old baby have been rescued from a house fire in Glengormley, County Antrim. The pair became trapped upstairs in the property at Hollybrook Avenue in the Hightown area, when the fire broke out just after 04:00 GMT on T...

Family sleeps through suspected Camelford arson attack

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  • January 26, 2012
A family of three, including a seven-year-old girl slept through a suspected arson attack at their home in Cornwall. Police said the fire occurred between 23:00 GMT on Tuesday and 07:45 GMT at the property on Fore Street, Camelford which was being re...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Basingstoke dry cleaning unit

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  • January 26, 2012
Firefighters in chemical protection suits have tackled a blaze at a Hampshire industrial dry cleaning unit. Thirty firefighters were called to West Ham industrial estate in Basingstoke at 10:30 GMT. An exclusion zone was set up and firefighters had t...

A 75-year-old man dies in hospital after house fire

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  • January 26, 2012
A 75-year-old man has died in hospital following a house fire in the north of the Isle of Man on 23 January. The blaze, at Larivane Meadows in Andreas, was reported to the emergency services at about 09:30 GMT Both the man and a woman were taken to h...

Bristol mother's house fire death accidental, inquest finds

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  • January 24, 2012
A verdict of accidental death has been recorded at the inquest into the death of a Bristol mother in a house fire. Sara Peel-Yates, 34, was found unconscious inside the house in Wells Road, Knowle, in September 2010. She was pronounced dead at the sc...

Woman rescued from house fire

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  • January 24, 2012
A 40-year-old woman has been rescued from a house fire in Londonderry. The fire, which was accidental, began in the ground floor living room of the house in Woodbrook on Monday. The woman phoned Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service at about 14....

Dog sets owner's Ashby-de-la-Zouch home on fire

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  • January 24, 2012
Firefighters had to break down a door to rescue a dog after it set its owner's Leicestershire house on fire, trying to sniff out a pizza. The Staffordshire bull terrier jumped up to try to get at the pizza, which had been left on top of the cooker, a...

Man arrested after Braunstone house fire

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  • January 24, 2012
A 29-year-old man has been arrested after a fire at a house in the Braunstone area of Leicester. Neighbours used a ladder to help rescue a woman and four children from the house in Webster Road on Sunday morning. Four of the occupants were treated at...

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