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Fire in small German town could curb world car production

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  • April 19, 2012
When a fire in the small town of Marl in the west of Germany closed down an obscure chemical plant on 31 March, it barely made headlines. Two people died and that was a personal tragedy for their families and friends, but the shock waves did not reso...

Major fire at Souter Johnnie's Inn in Kirkoswald

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  • April 19, 2012
More than 30 firefighters are battling a blaze at a thatched inn which stands on the site of the former schoolhouse attended by Scots poet Robert Burns. Crews were called to Souter Johnnie's Inn, Kirkoswald, four miles south-west of Maybole, at 12:12...

Woman's body found in Peterborough flat fire

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  • April 19, 2012
The body of an elderly woman has been found in a block of flats in Willoughby Court, Peterborough, following a fire. Four fire crews were sent to the block when smoke was seen pouring from the first floor of a flat. A blast left the building close to...

Rusper barn fire cause investigated

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  • April 19, 2012
A barn was destroyed by a fire which was tackled by nearly 40 firefighters from across West Sussex and Surrey. Fire crews were called to the blaze on farmland off Capel Road, Rusper, at about 19:30 BST on Tuesday and brought it under control by about...

Man escapes arson attack on Portadown flat

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  • April 19, 2012
A man has escaped injury in an arson attack on a flat in Portadown, County Armagh. Police said they received a report of a fire at flat in Corcrain Avenue at about 05:25 BST on Monday. A PSNI spokesperson said the front door of the flat was "complete...

Woman's body found after Peterborough fire

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  • April 19, 2012
The body of an elderly woman has been found following a fire in a block of flats in Peterborough. Police were called to the scene at Willoughby Court, on the Welland Estate, by the fire service shortly before 06:00 BST. A spokesman said: "The fire is...

Andrew Stretton sentenced over East Plean primary school blaze

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  • April 19, 2012
A teenager who started a fire which caused millions of pounds worth of damage to a primary school has escaped a jail sentence. Andrew Stretton, 18, set fire to a cardboard box in a wooden shed, but the blaze spread to the main building of East Plean ...

Body found in Gravelly Lane scrapyard car fire

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  • April 19, 2012
A body has been found in a burnt out car in a Birmingham salvage yard. Gravelly Lane, between Station Road and the railway bridge, in Erdington has been sealed off by police following the discovery late on Tuesday evening. Firefighters were called af...

Dock fire is dying down helped by wind and heavy rain

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  • April 19, 2012
A large fire at Southampton Docks has died down helped by strong winds and heavy rain overnight. Firefighters were called to the blaze involving 5,000 tonnes of scrap metal on Tuesday morning. Crews are continuing to fight the fire but the operation ...

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