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Two missing as fire guts Brazil's Antarctic research station

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  • February 25, 2012
The Brazilian military says two soldiers are missing and one is injured after an explosion at its research station in the Antarctic. The blast was caused by a fire in a machine room at the Comandante Ferraz base, on King George Island, near the tip o...

Man treated for burns after fire at Perth home

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  • February 25, 2012
A man was treated for burns to his face, hands and arms following a chip pan fire in Perth. Firefighters were called to the blaze in Cairns Crescent, Hillyland, at about 20:22 on Friday. The man had been helped from his flat by a neighbour before fir...

Fire at disused mill in Slaithwaite investigated

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  • February 25, 2012
An investigation has begun into the cause of a fire at a disused mill near Huddersfield. West Yorkshire Fire Service said six crews, with about 50 firefighters, dealt with the blaze on Clough Road at Slaithwaite. The service said it was called at abo...

Worthing beach mercury spillage alert

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  • February 25, 2012
An area of Worthing beach has been cordoned off after small amounts of mercury were found on the shoreline. Worthing Borough Council said a member of the public found the substance while they were out metal-detecting, on Friday night. Council staff c...

One in hospital after fire in Cardigan, Ceredigion

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  • February 25, 2012
Fire investigators are examining the scene of a bedroom fire in Cardigan, Ceredigion, which resulted in one person being taken to hospital. Crews were called to a property in Melin Y Dre at 01:13 GMT on Saturday. Mid and West Wales Fire Service said ...

Ten taken to hospital after fires in Bathgate and Edinburgh

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  • February 25, 2012
Four children and six adults were taken to hospital following two separate fires in West Lothian and Edinburgh. Firefighters attended a blaze on the ground floor of a block villa in Stuart Terrace, Bathgate, at 22:40 on Friday. A one-year-old girl an...

Woman tackles Simon Community home fire

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  • February 25, 2012
Two people have escaped injury when they were rescued from a fire at a County Down community home. Three fire crews were called to the Simon Community building on Bridge Street in Newry shortly after 02:00 GMT. However, a staff member who tackled the...

Fire crews rescue six from flats

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  • February 25, 2012
Six people have been rescued after a fire broke out at flats in West Dunbartonshire. One woman was taken to hospital suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke. Firefighters used a ladder to rescue four adults, a child and a dog from the first ...

No-one hurt as bus gutted by fire in Regent's Park Road

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  • February 25, 2012
A double-decker bus has been destroyed by a fire in north-west London. The bus burst into flames on Regent's Park Road, close to Finchley Central station at about 14:00 GMT on Friday. Transport for London said the vehicle was not in service at the ti...

Cambridgeshire firefighters' £6m cuts is 'worst option'

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  • February 25, 2012
Firefighters in Cambridgeshire are preparing for a "worst case scenario" where extra cuts of almost £2m will be demanded above £4.2m already planned. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority has approved a budget cuts contingency plan. If...

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