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Arrest over Waringstown shop fire

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  • February 19, 2012
A man was arrested after a fire at a shop in Waringstown on Saturday. The fire broke out at the building on Terrace View at about 12:50 GMT. A 24-year-old man was arrested a short time later in Waringstown, but has since been released on police bail....

Banbridge flat fire 'deliberate'

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  • February 19, 2012
Residents had to be evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out at a flat in Banbridge, County Down, on Friday. Police believe the ground-floor flat at Scarva Walk was deliberately set alight at about 20:40 GMT. Substantial damage was caused to...

Man in hospital after house fire rescue in Guernsey

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  • February 19, 2012
A man is in hospital after being rescued from a house fire in Guernsey. Fire crews found him in the property in Les Monmains in St Sampsons at about 15:50 GMT on Saturday, Guernsey Fire and Rescue Service said. He was admitted to intensive care at Pr...

Two men treated in hospital after fire at Derry flats

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  • February 19, 2012
Two men have been treated in hospital following a fire at a block of flats in the Waterside area of Londonderry last night. Nine people were forced to leave their homes while fire officers, wearing breathing apparatus, dealt with the blaze at Duddy's...

Three injured in large house fire in Trottiscliffe

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  • February 19, 2012
Three people were hurt in a fire that completely destroyed a house in a village in the North Downs in Kent. A woman aged in her 80s had to be rescued by firefighters from the detached property in Pilgrims way, Trottiscliffe, near Maidstone. An elderl...

Newry bank fire is listed building

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  • February 19, 2012
A listed 19th century bank building in Newry has been damaged by fire. The fire broke out at the Bank of Ireland branch in Trevor Hill on Saturday evening. The fire service do not believe it was started maliciously. The bank is in a Grade B1 listed b...

Crawley flats evacuated as bin fire spreads to gas pipe

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  • February 19, 2012
An elderly woman had to be rescued and a flat block evacuated after a bin fire spread to a gas pipe. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said about 20 firefighters tackled the blaze at the three-storey property in Warnham Road, Crawley, on Friday. A ...

Man dies after fire at house in Pollok in Glasgow

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  • February 19, 2012
A 79-year-old man has died following a fire at a house in Glasgow. Emergency services were called to the blaze at the property in Glenlora Drive in the Pollok area of the city at about 23:50 on Friday. The man was taken to the Southern General Hospit...

Patients at Antrim Area Hospital moved after contractors hit gas pipe

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  • February 19, 2012
A number of patients at Antrim Area Hospital had to be moved on Saturday morning after contractors hit a gas pipe. Twenty people within the renal unit were moved to a different ward at about 08:00 GMT. The alert ended two hours later. The rest of the...

Man and woman held after Dalton in Furness house fire

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  • February 19, 2012
A man and woman have been arrested in connection with a fire which broke out at a house in Cumbria. Police and firefighters were called to the blaze at the terraced property in Queen Street, Dalton in Furness, in the early hours. A police spokesman s...

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