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Woman killed in Derbyshire house fire

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  • May 10, 2012
A 42-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Derbyshire. Fire crews from Chesterfield, Clay Cross and Matlock were called to Middle Road, Hardwick Wood, near Wingerworth, on Tuesday afternoon. Derbyshire Police said the woman's body was found in t...

Fatal blaze 'no cause for concern' before deaths

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  • May 10, 2012
A fire which killed four firefighters was "not any cause for concern" before the men died, a court has heard. Ian Reid, John Averis, Ashley Stephens and Darren Yates-Badley died in the blaze at a warehouse in Atherstone-on-Stour, in November 2007. Ma...

Thirteen Paris firefighters held over 'hazing rape'

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  • May 10, 2012
Thirteen firefighters have been detained in France in connection with the alleged rape of a new recruit, officials say. The attack, said to have taken place on a coach returning from a sports competition, was caught on a mobile phone, according to le...

Fire crews tackle factory blaze in Coventry

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  • May 10, 2012
Fire crews have tackled a blaze at a factory in Coventry. West Midlands Fire Service were called to UYT, a factory that manufactures car components, on Renown Avenue in Canley at 13:02 BST. Crews used Co2 extinguishers to tackle the fire, which is be...

Jersey's Longfield Villa care home damaged by fire

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  • May 10, 2012
A Jersey care home had to be evacuated on Tuesday night after a serious fire broke out in the laundry room. A spokesman for the Fire Service said a faulty tumble dryer was found to be the cause of the fire at Longfield Villa care home in St Peter. He...

Police officers rescue woman from fire in Midlothian flats

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  • May 10, 2012
Three police officers who arrived at a blaze in Midlothian before firefighters are being considered for a bravery award for rescuing a woman. The two male officers and a female decided not to wait for the fire brigade and entered the burning flats at...

Lydbrook house fire: Woman and six dogs die in blaze

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  • May 10, 2012
A woman and six dogs have died in a house fire in Lydbrook, Gloucestershire. Fire crews were called to Joys Green Road at about 21:00 BST on Tuesday. The woman and the dogs were found in the house but declared dead by paramedics at the scene shortly ...

Woman rescued from River Aire in Leeds

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  • May 10, 2012
A woman trapped in the River Aire in West Yorkshire has been rescued. West Yorkshire Fire Service said they received a call at about 00:25 BST on Wednesday when the woman was spotted in the water. Five fire engines were sent to Bridge End in the city...

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