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Flat fire death in Whitchurch, Cardiff 'not suspicious'

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  • May 20, 2012
A fire in which in a man died in the Whitchurch area of Cardiff on Saturday is not being treated as suspicious, say South Wales Police. An investigation is still ongoing into what caused the blaze in a flat off Glandwr Place. Fire crews found the rem...

Man rescued from fire at Norwich flat dies in hospital

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  • May 20, 2012
A man rescued from a house fire in Norwich later died in hospital, police have said. Firefighters and police were called to a ground floor flat in Wilberforce Road, Earlham, at about 23:00 BST on Saturday. A man found inside was taken to hospital but...

Fire tackled at Nigg Energy Park

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  • May 20, 2012
An exclusion zone has been placed around an energy park after a fire in a gas storage facility. The incident happened at the Nigg Energy Park, which is on the Cromarty Firth in Ross-Shire. The blaze was extinguished, but fire service personnel were s...

Bridgend flat fire: Two women in hospital with smoke inhilation

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  • May 20, 2012
Two women have been taken to hospital after being rescued from a flat fire in Bridgend during early hours of Sunday. Crews were called to Ty'n Yr Haul in Bryn Heulog, Brynmenyn, at 02:21 BST to deal with the small fire on the first floor. South Wales...

China tunnel explosion in Hunan province 'kills 20'

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  • May 20, 2012
An explosion in a road tunnel being constructed in central China has killed at least 20 people, state media say. The blast occurred in a tunnel on the road linking Yanling and Rucheng in Zhuzhou city in Hunan province. It took place as a vehicle carr...

Man found dead after fire in flat at Whitchurch, Cardiff

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  • May 20, 2012
Police and the fire service have launched an investigation into the death of a man following a fire in Cardiff. Fire crews were called to a flat in the Whitchurch area of the city at 12:00 BST on Saturday. They arrived to find the remains of a fire, ...

Fire crews tackle house blaze at Knighton

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  • May 20, 2012
Fire crews dealt with a house blaze in Powys which broke out early on Saturday. Mid and West Fire Service said the call was received at 06:21 BST and the fire crews found the property well alight. Three appliances were still at the mid-terrace proper...

Pilot 'critical' after light plane crash in Ashwell

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  • May 20, 2012
A pilot is being treated for "life-threatening injuries" after his light aircraft crashed into a field in Hertfordshire. The man, on board the one-seater plane, was hurt when the plane came down in Ashwell, near Baldock, on Friday. Emergency services...

Appeal to help Cheltenham gas blast families

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  • May 20, 2012
An appeal has been launched for donations to help residents whose homes were damaged by a gas explosion in Cheltenham. The two properties either side of the house that blew up on Rosehill Street have been demolished. Eleven other properties were seve...

New York Amish in court over smoke alarms

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  • May 20, 2012
One Amish community in a northerly part of the state of New York is finding modern building regulations are encroaching on its way of life. In June 2007, St Lawrence County's assistant public defender, Steve Ballan, got a call from his boss. A bunch ...

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