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Pair rescued from engine fire boat in Thames Estuary

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  • April 7, 2012
Two men had to be rescued by lifeboat crews after their craft's engine caught fire in the Thames Estuary. The RNLI at Sheerness received a distress call from the 24ft (7m) motorboat The Bends at about 15:10 BST on Good Friday. One man, who had burns ...

Telford car attacks: Taxi driver fled house after fire

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  • April 7, 2012
A taxi driver has said he is lucky to be alive after having to flee his home when his cab was targeted during a spate of arson attacks in Shropshire. Mahmood Hussien's taxi was one of six vehicles damaged in Leegomery, Telford, in the early hours of ...

Police officers rescue woman from fire at flat in Ballymena

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  • April 7, 2012
Police officers have rescued a woman following a fire at a flat in Ballymena, County Antrim. The fire in the Lanntara area was reported at 01:10 BST on Saturday. The woman who was in the flat was taken to hospital for treatment. Her condition is not ...

Woman, 24, killed in Ham Street car crash fire

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  • April 7, 2012
A woman was killed when her car caught fire following a crash involving three vehicles in Kent. The woman, 24, from New Romney, died when her Ford Ka collided with a BMW 5 Series and a Peugeot van on the A2070 at 23:40 BST on Friday. A 53-year-old Si...

Man dead in Errol sheltered home fire

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  • April 7, 2012
A man has died after a blaze broke out at a Perthshire sheltered housing complex. Tayside Fire and Rescue were called to Viewlands Place in Errol at 05:00. A 74-year-old man who was in the building was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee but died a...

Event held as Staffordshire part-time firefighters sought

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  • April 7, 2012
An event is being held for people to find out more about becoming a part-time firefighter, as vacancies are advertised at 10 Staffordshire sites. An open evening will take place at Leek fire station from 18:00 BST to 20:00 BST on 10 April. People can...

Crews tackle large fire at Crawley flat block

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  • April 7, 2012
Six fire crews tackled a large fire at a flat block in Crawley in West Sussex. A total of 38 firefighters, including eight wearing breathing apparatus, were called to the blaze at the two-storey property in Capricorn Close at about 11:10 BST. West Su...

Man burnt in derelict building fire in Walsall

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  • April 7, 2012
A man has suffered severe burns in a fire at a derelict building in Walsall town centre. The fire broke out about 01:30 BST at the former factory building off Lower Forster Street. The 37-year-old-man was taken to hospital with 40% burns, police said...

Man dies and another injured in Burghead house fire

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  • April 7, 2012
A man has been killed and another person injured in a house fire in Moray. The emergency services were called to the ground floor blaze in Forteath Street in Burghead at about 11:49. A spokesman for Grampian Police said: "Inquiries into the incident ...

Arson attacks: More cars damaged in Hadley and Leegomery

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  • April 7, 2012
Six cars have been damaged in arson attacks in Telford, just over a week after a spate of similar incidents. Fires crews and police were called to the Hadley and Leegomery areas just before 04:00 BST. One car was completely destroyed in the attacks. ...

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