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'Suspicious' fire closes St Mary's Primary in Yate

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  • February 25, 2012
A fire at a primary school in South Gloucestershire is being treated as suspicious. Emergency services were called to St Mary's school in Church Road, Yate, in the early hours of Friday. An Avon Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said it was believed ...

Isle of Wight and Surrey fire control centres merge

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  • February 25, 2012
Fire service control centres for Surrey and the Isle of Wight are getting ready to merge, with both fire brigades being run from Reigate from next month. The two fire services have signed up to a five-year merger deal which begins during the weekend ...

Isle of Wight and Surrey fire control centres merge

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  • February 25, 2012
Fire service control centres for Surrey and the Isle of Wight are getting ready to merge, with both fire brigades being run from Reigate from next month. The two fire services have signed up to a five-year merger deal which begins during the weekend ...

Llanelli Asda fire: Teenager bailed after store blaze

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  • February 25, 2012
An 18-year-old man has been bailed after a fire at an Asda supermarket in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. He was arrested on suspicion of arson but has now been released pending further inquiries. The fire at the store on Murray Street broke out on Wednes...

London riots: Man admits starting furniture store fire

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  • February 25, 2012
A man has pleaded guilty to starting a fire which destroyed a 144-year-old furniture shop in south London during last summer's riots. Gordon Thompson, 33, changed his plea during a trial at the Old Bailey. The court had previously heard that Thompson...

Southport flat fire: Four in hospital

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  • February 24, 2012
Four people have been taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire at a flat in Southport. About 20 firefighters, two fire engines and an aerial platform tackled the blaze, which broke out at about 03:00 GMT at the semi-detached pro...

Gravesend homes evacuated during DIY store fire

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  • February 24, 2012
About 60 people had to be led to safety after fire swept through a DIY store in Kent. Firefighters in eight fire engines were called to the scene in Wrotham Road, Gravesend, on Thursday night. Kent Fire and Rescue Service said neighbouring buildings ...

One-year-old treated after blaze

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  • February 24, 2012
A one-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after a fire in a bedroom at a house in Edinburgh. Fire crews were called to the scene in Denham Green Avenue at about 22:00 on Thursday. The boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinb...

Durham Fire Service could take over fire control centre

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  • February 24, 2012
Fire chiefs in Durham have asked the government if they can take over a multimillion-pound control centre which has lain empty for four years. The complex, at Belmont, Durham, was one of nine built for fire services in England at a cost of almost £4...

Chemical vapours cause salon fire in Edinburgh

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  • February 24, 2012
A beautician is being treated for shock after vapours from nail varnish remover caught fire from a candle in an Edinburgh shop. An ambulance was called to treat the 46-year-old following the incident at Moi in Comiston Road. Lothian and Borders Fire ...

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