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Slough flat fire rescue death not suspicious

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  • March 7, 2012
The death of man who was pulled from a fire in Berkshire is not being treated as suspicious. The 30-year-old died in hospital after he was rescued by firefighters early on Friday. The blaze broke out in a flat above a shop on the A4 Bath Road in Burn...

Investigation into Bushey sheltered housing fire

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  • March 7, 2012
An investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire at a sheltered accommodation unit in Hertfordshire. The fire started at Storey Court in Barley Close, Bushey, at about 17:00 GMT on Tuesday and the building was evacuated. The 100 residents ...

Devon and Somerset Fire Authority boss defends allowance rise

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  • March 7, 2012
The chairman of Devon and Somerset Fire Authority has defended his decision to increase staff allowances by 25%. Mark Healey has been asked to resign by the Somerset County Council leader Ken Maddock, who appointed him. Mr Healey said: "Our authority...

New twist in 'energy saving' scam

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  • March 7, 2012
Victims of an "energy saving" device scam are being targeted for a second time with bogus offers of compensation. Elderly householders have been receiving phone calls from con-artists selling a plug-in gadget which is claimed to cut electricity use. ...

Leigham fire: Two teenagers arrested

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  • March 7, 2012
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire which badly damaged a barn in Plymouth. About 50 firefighters dealt with the blaze in Forder Valley Road in Leigham on 2 March. The teenagers, aged 13 and 15, have been released on b...

Cholderton House fire: Firefighters still at the scene

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  • March 7, 2012
Firefighters are expected to remain at a Grade II listed manor house in Wiltshire for a further three days after a blaze started on Tuesday. Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said three appliances were at Cholderton House damping down hot spots. Two ...

Crews tackle wildfire at Fort George

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  • March 7, 2012
Emergency crews tackled a wildfire on land around the Fort George army base in the Highlands on Tuesday evening. The blaze moved through an area of heath before being brought under control by firefighters. Locals reported being able to see the fire f...

Crews tackle Bushey care home fire

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  • March 7, 2012
Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a care home in Hertfordshire. The fire started at Storey Court in Bushey Close, Bushey, at about 17:00 GMT on Tuesday and the building was evacuated. Hertfordshire Fire Service said eight engines were called to deal...

Man dies in Ballymoney house fire

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  • March 7, 2012
An elderly man, believed to be in his sixties, has died in a house fire in County Antrim. It happened at his home on the Bush Road between Ballymoney and Dervock at about 21:00 GMT on Tuesday. The Fire and Rescue Service said it does not believe ther...

Devon and Somerset Fire Authority bosses go in allowance row

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  • March 7, 2012
The chairman of Devon and Somerset Fire Authority and his deputy are to lose their positions after a row about a 25% rise in allowances. Mark Healey and deputy Andy Boyd were criticised by the leaders of Devon and Somerset county councils for approvi...

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