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Hazardous chemical spill at Llandudno hospital

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  • March 1, 2012
Firefighters wearing protective clothing have dealt with a hazardous chemical spill at Llandudno Hospital. The alarm was raised after peracetic acid, a chemical cleaning fluid used for sterilising, was spilled during routine maintenance, said North W...

Man found dead after house fire in Edinburgh

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  • March 1, 2012
A man has been found dead following a fire at a property in Edinburgh. Fifefighters were called to St Katharine's Cresent in the Gracemount area of the city on Wednesday lunchtime. They found thick black smoke coming from the ground floor of the two ...

Pembrokeshire: 20,000 dumped tyres removed by Environment Agency

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  • March 1, 2012
More than 20,000 tyres dumped at a site in Pembrokeshire have been removed. The Environment Agency Wales said that if they caught fire they would have produced toxic smoke and threatened nearby homes and a caravan park. It said it had taken the "high...

Tredegar man dies after catching fire, police confirm

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  • March 1, 2012
A man has died in hospital from injuries he received after catching fire, Gwent Police confirm. Police said officers were called to an address in Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, at around 04:50 GMT on Wednesday. Officers found the 33-year-old man outside th...

Steyning shop fire could be village arsonist say Sussex Police

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  • March 1, 2012
Police are investigating a fire in a Sussex village which could be linked to a series of deliberate arson attacks. Firefighters were called to the rear of a shop in the High Street in Steyning village at about 05:45 GMT. Two vehicles were damaged and...

Fire 'destroys' Carvers Wolverhampton builders merchants

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  • March 1, 2012
Crews have been tackling a large fire at a builders merchants in Wolverhampton. The fire at Carvers, in Littles Lane, began at about 11:40 GMT and was brought under control by 15:30 GMT. No-one was hurt. Owner Henry Carver said: "It just happened so ...

Shredding plant fire in Norwich brought under control

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  • March 1, 2012
A "raging fire" at a paper shredding plant on an industrial estate in Norwich has been brought under control. The blaze broke out at PHS Datashred in Wendover Road on Rackheath industrial estate at about 08:50 GMT. Neighbouring buildings were evacuat...

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