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Woman rescued from disused railway tunnel at Bangor Teifi, near Llandysul

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  • April 9, 2012
A woman has been rescued from a disused Ceredigion railway tunnel after falling and breaking her leg. Two fire crews provided lighting in the tunnel to allow paramedics to work after the alert was raised by phone at about 15:30 BST on Monday. The wom...

Kent man injured in bonfire explosion near Cuxton

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  • April 9, 2012
A man has been taken to hospital with severe burns after a bonfire he was tending caused a can of flammable liquid to explode. Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to open ground off the A228 near Cuxton at about 14:00 BST on Saturday. Station ma...

Trees cleared to prevent another Swinley Forest fire

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  • April 9, 2012
Work is under way to prevent a repeat of the fire that damaged hundreds of acres of forest in Berkshire. More than 100,000 trees were damaged over three days as fire swept through Swinley Forest in May 2011. Bracknell Forest Council has been cutting ...

Canford Heath fire 'started deliberately'

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  • April 9, 2012
An area of forest and heathland in Dorset has been damaged in a suspected arson attack. Firefighters were called to Canford Heath, near Poole, on Saturday evening where an area of heath and trees was alight. Crews and specialist vehicles from Poole, ...

Ide thatch-roof fire tackled by 90 South West firefighters

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  • April 9, 2012
More than 90 firefighters from across the South West have been involved in tackling a fire in Devon overnight. Crews from Devon, Cornwall and Somerset were called to the blaze in the village of Ide near Exeter at about 20:00 BST on Sunday. The fire s...

Fuel tanker burns up on freeway

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  • April 9, 2012
A fuel tanker truck caught fire on a freeway in California, sending flames and plumes of smoke into the air. Firefighters were eventually able to extinguish the blaze. The cause is not known and there were no reported injuries. See Video Report.........

Suspicious fire at recycling yard

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  • April 9, 2012
A suspicious fire at a recycling yard in North Lanarkshire has caused damage estimated at about £500,000. Emergency services were called to the blaze at New Town Skip Hire in Albert Street, Motherwell, at about 02:30 and found equipment in the yard ...

Neighbour rescues man from house fire in Salford

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  • April 9, 2012
A man was rescued from his burning home in Greater Manchester by a neighbour. The blaze broke out in the kitchen of the property on Kershope Grove in Salford on Sunday morning. Three fire engines were called to the scene at about 09:40 BST and the re...

London Fire Brigade says it has 'enough' cover for Olympics

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  • April 9, 2012
The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has announced it has sufficient volunteers to provide extra cover during this summer's Olympic Games. The LFB had to extend its initial deadline for firefighters to opt for extra work. The Fire Brigades Union had banned ...

Couple in hospital after Hartlepool chip pan fire

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  • April 9, 2012
A couple have been taken to hospital after a chip pan fire which badly damaged their home on Teesside. Firefighters were called to the house in Dunlin Road, Hartlepool, early on Sunday and spent 30 minutes damping down the flames. The two occupants o...

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