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Hartlepool gets new state-of-the-art fire station

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  • March 22, 2012
A new fire station is to be built in Hartlepool as part of a push to improve firefighting facilities. Cleveland Fire Brigade said a new state-of-the-art retained fire station would be built at the existing Headland Fire Station on Durham Street. The ...

UK Government to sell-off fire service college

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  • March 22, 2012
The UK Fire Service College is set to be privatised, the government has said. Communities Minister Bob Neill said selling the college was the best way of securing its future and relieving the government of financial risk. The government-owned 500-acr...

Fire crews tackle blaze at Edinburgh's Astley Ainslie Hospital

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  • March 22, 2012
Fire crews in Edinburgh are dealing with a blaze at the NHS Astley Ainslie Hospital. A spokeswoman for Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue said no-one had been injured in the incident on a first-floor ward. The facility is in the Grange area of the c...

Ram raiders 'started fire at Corby's Willowbrook East industrial estate'

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  • March 22, 2012
A fire that tore though an industrial estate in Northamptonshire was started by ram raiders, police have said. The offenders used a Range Rover stolen from Leicestershire to raid Willowbrook East industrial estate in Corby at about 05:15 BST on Tuesd...

Emergency services gather at Dover for exercise

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  • March 22, 2012
Emergency services have gathered in Dover for a major exercise to test their readiness for a large scale incident. Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Kent Fire and Rescue Service are among those taking part. The exercise started on a...

India market in Calcutta gutted in a fire

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  • March 22, 2012
A massive fire has swept through one of the oldest markets in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta, destroying most of its shops. No casualties have been reported in the blaze at the Hatibagan market, which broke out early on Thursday, police said. So...

Three rescued in care home fire at Mold

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  • March 22, 2012
Firefighters rescued three people, including a resident, after a fire broke out at a Flintshire care home. Other people at the residential home in New Brighton Road, Mold, had been evacuated by the time firefighters arrived on Wednesday shortly befor...

Two young people rescued from cliff in Risca, near Newport

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  • March 22, 2012
Two young people have been rescued from a cliff face in Risca, near Newport. The pair suffered leg injuries during the incident, which happened off Manor Way on the Ty-Sign Estate at around 17:30 GMT on Wednesday. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service ...

Four teenagers arrested over Penrith bowling club fire

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  • March 22, 2012
Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a bowling pavilion in Cumbria was destroyed in a fire. Cumbria Police were alerted to the blaze at Castle Park Bowling Club in Penrith, at about 19:40 GMT on Sunday. It is estimated to hav...

Peter Lester, 65, died in Worthing flat fire

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  • March 22, 2012
A man who died in a fire at his maisonette in Worthing in West Sussex has been identified by police. The body of Peter Lester, 65, was discovered in the flat in Gratwicke Road following a fire in the early hours of Monday. A neighbour attempted to en...

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