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Firefighters working part-time needed in Warwickshire

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  • April 4, 2012
More part-time firefighters are needed in Warwickshire, according to the county council. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue said it had a shortage of staff at seven of its 19 stations, 12 of which are crewed solely by retained firefighters. It said crews w...

Saltash family treated for carbon monoxide poisoning

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  • April 4, 2012
Three children and two adults have been treated in hospital for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Cornwall Fire and Rescue was alerted after a CO detector alarm sounded at a house in Saltash on Tuesday evening. Crews wearing breathing apparatus evacuat...

Wildfire spreads onto Wentworth golf estate

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  • April 4, 2012
A wildfire which spread onto the Wentworth golf estate has been tackled by firefighters. Surrey Fire Service said it started at about 14:00 BST at a nearby nature reserve and spread across 25 acres. More than 40 firefighters, six engines and two wate...

Man suffers burns after Denmark Hill workshop 'explosion'

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  • April 4, 2012
A man has been taken to hospital with serious burns after reports of an explosion at a south London workshop. Emergency crews were called to Denmark Hill, in Camberwell, at about 14:20 BST when a blast was heard. A woman was treated for the effects o...

Woman dies in house fire at Maralin Avenue, Lisburn

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  • April 4, 2012
A woman in her 60s has died following a house fire in Lisburn. The Fire and Rescue Service said they responded to an incident at Maralin Avenue in the city at 0943 BST. A NIFRS spokesperson confirmed the woman was found dead in the living room of the...

Snow brings relief for Highland fire crews

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  • April 4, 2012
Fire crews in the Highlands are welcoming the change in weather which has given them a break from about two weeks of putting out wildfires. Firefighters were still tackling moor and grass blazes near Nethybridge and Carrbridge on Monday, just hours b...

Spate of 39 arson attacks in Worksop prompts reward offer

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  • April 4, 2012
A spate of arson attacks on cars in a Nottinghamshire town has prompted police to offer a £1,000 reward. Police said 39 cars have been targeted since the beginning of the year, with most of them parked on driveways. The attacks have been most preval...

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