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Ringwood house fire spreads to neighbouring properties

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  • February 13, 2012
Dozens of firefighters have tackled a large fire which started in the roof space of a home in Hampshire and spread to neighbouring properties. All occupants of the homes in New Street, Ringwood, managed to flee unharmed before fire crews arrived just...

Man, 50, rescued from fire in disused Truro factory

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  • February 13, 2012
Firefighters have rescued a man from a fire at a disused building in Cornwall. Emergency services were called to the former factory in Truro on Saturday afternoon. A spokesperson for Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had been in the base...

Fire at Adventurer's Quay flat in Cardiff Bay tackled

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  • February 13, 2012
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a block of flats in Cardiff Bay. The fire began in a back bedroom of an apartment in Adventurer's Quay at around 03:30 GMT on Monday. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus broke into the property and used thermal...

Man in underwear crawls over frozen river to rescue dog

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  • February 13, 2012
A man who stripped down to his underwear and crawled across a frozen river to rescue his trapped dog has been condemned by firefighters. According to an eyewitness, the man fell into the River Stour, in Dedham, Essex, at about 10:00 GMT on Sunday but...

Man dies after Penn house fire

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  • February 13, 2012
A man has died following a house fire in Wolverhampton. West Midlands Ambulance service said two crews were called to The Fold in Penn just after 22:00 GMT on Saturday. A spokeswoman said the man had been rescued from the house by West Midlands Fire ...

Dogs fall through ice and drown at Dorney Lake

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  • February 13, 2012
Two dog owners whose pets drowned after they had fallen through ice have been praised by firefighters for not risking their own lives too. The pets were on Dorney Lake in Buckinghamshire when the separate incidents on Saturday took place. Buckinghams...

Brecon flat fire above bakery closes St Mary Street

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  • February 13, 2012
Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in a flat in the centre of Brecon, Powys. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service say the property is above a bakery in St Mary Street. They received the call at 05:42 GMT on Sunday, and the roof area was de...

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