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Llandeilo collision: Adults and child injured in crash

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  • May 15, 2012
Three adults and a young child have been taken to hospital following a collision involving two cars near Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said one woman had to be cut free from the wreckage. The collision happe...

Atherstone-on-Stour fire deaths detention defended

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  • May 15, 2012
The detective in charge of an inquiry into four firefighters' deaths has defended a decision to hold three fire service managers in custody overnight. John Averis, Ashley Stephens and Darren Yates-Badley died at the fire scene in Atherstone-on-Stour,...

Aberbeeg fire: Damping down after St Illtyd's school closure and trains disrupted

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  • May 15, 2012
Firefighters are damping down a blaze at a factory in Blaenau Gwent which disrupted rail services and closed a primary school. The blaze at Glandwr industrial estate near Aberbeeg started at 01:00 BST on Tuesday and about 20 firefighters remained at ...

Excuses revealed for driving offences on Dorset's roads

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  • May 15, 2012
A speeding motorist told Dorset Police he failed to read a speed limit sign as he was on his way to an eyesight test. This was one of the excuses given to police this year, as revealed in a list compiled by Dorset Road Safe. A woman caught speeding a...

Cambridgeshire and Suffolk consider fire service merger

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  • May 15, 2012
Suffolk's fire authority has agreed to look at the joint business case for a full merger with Cambridgeshire. The two fire services already share a control room in Cambridgeshire. Suffolk County Council has now decided to look at the financial implic...

Two hurt as lightning hits flats in Belmont, Hereford

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  • May 15, 2012
Three people have been treated by paramedics after lightning struck a block of flats in Herefordshire. Two women suffered cuts and bruises when masonry fell from a building on Glenstall Close, Belmont, Hereford, on Tuesday. A man was treated for shoc...

'Debris in house' hampers Durham fire rescue

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  • May 15, 2012
Firefighters called to a fatal house fire in Durham said the rescue was hampered by debris blocking the door. Emergency services were called to Honister Place, Newton Aycliffe, where a 65-year-old woman, and a 37-year-old man were trapped on Monday. ...

Mawgan man escapes from overturned digger fire

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  • May 15, 2012
A man was lucky to escape serious injury after the digger he was driving overturned and burst into flames. The 60-year-old was clearing trees in a wood near his home at Mawgan when the accident happened. The man was knocked unconscious when the digge...

Man's body found after Blyth flat fire

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  • May 15, 2012
A man's body was discovered after emergency services were called to a fire at a Northumberland flat. Northumbria Police said they were alerted by fire crews about a fire at The Gables, in Blyth, shortly after 09:30 BST. Officers found a man dead insi...

River Avon boat accident girl 'out of immediate danger'

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  • May 15, 2012
A girl involved in an accident on the River Avon in which her father and three-year-old brother died is out of immediate danger, police said. The family's rowing boat capsized near the weir in Barford, Warwickshire on Saturday. The bodies Julian Myno...

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