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River Avon weir boat accident leaves man and boy dead

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  • May 13, 2012
A man and a boy have died in a family boating accident on the River Avon in Warwickshire. Another boy and a girl were rescued and taken to hospital after the rowing boat overturned in strong waters at a weir in the Barford area. West Midlands Ambulan...

Father and daughter die in house fire in Tralee, County Kerry

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  • May 13, 2012
A man in his 30s and his five-year-old daughter have died in a house fire in County Kerry. The fire broke out at Killeen Heights, Oakpark, in Tralee at about 02:20 BST on Saturday. The victims have been named locally as Anthony O'Brien and his daught...

Derby fire deaths: Police release arrested pair

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  • May 13, 2012
A man and a woman arrested after five children were killed in a house fire in Derby have been released without charge. The man, 38, and woman, 28, from Derby, had been held on suspicion of murder. The children, four boys and a girl aged between five ...

Rhyl and Holywell arson attacks prompt security warning

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  • May 13, 2012
Owners of disused buildings in north Wales are being warned to make their premises secure after two suspicious fires in the past couple of days. An investigation is under way after an arson attack damaged a derelict Denbighshire seafront hotel on Fri...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-18044724

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  • May 13, 2012
About 80 firefighters have been tackling a large fire at a plastics factory in Oxfordshire. The fire started at a unit belonging to Oxford Plastics, near Enstone airfield, at about 20:00 BST on Friday. Twelve appliances were sent to the scene. A larg...

Inverness fire house to be searched for missing woman

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  • May 13, 2012
The emergency services are preparing to search the scene of a house fire in Inverness where a woman is thought to be missing. It broke out in a terraced home on Kintail Crescent in the Hilton area at 02:00 before spreading to two neighbouring propert...

Alderney firemen receive Royal Humane Society awards

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  • May 13, 2012
Four Alderney firefighters have received Royal Humane Society awards. Deputy Chief Fire Officer Mark Gaudion, Watch Commander James Clarke and firefighters Matthew Smith and James Vizard were commended for their bravery in dealing with a cliff rescue...

Fire breaks out at Oxford Plastics unit near Enstone

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  • May 13, 2012
A large blaze has started at an industrial site in Oxfordshire, the fire service has said. The fire started at a unit belonging Oxford Plastics, near Enstone airfield, at about 20:00 BST. Ten appliances have been sent to the scene. A large plume of s...

Shahid Mohammed still sought over Huddersfield fire deaths

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  • May 13, 2012
Police have made a fresh appeal about a man they want to question over an arson attack which killed eight members of a Huddersfield family 10 years ago. Shahid Mohammed was arrested and released on bail during the murder inquiry after the fire in Osb...

Fire in Lancaster warehouse now 'under control'

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  • May 13, 2012
Fire crews have brought a blaze at a five-storey warehouse in Lancaster "under control". Lancashire Fire Service sent nine engines to St George's Quay after the blaze broke out at about 19:00 BST. Spokesman John Taylor said the third and fourth floor...

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