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Woman dies as Colorado wildfire burns

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  • June 12, 2012
Firefighters battling a wildfire near Fort Collins in the US state of Colorado say one woman has died, but insist they are making progress. The fire has now spread to 43,520 acres (17,611 hectares), but it is not clear how much has been contained. Ab...

Deliberate fire costs Cadzow Auto Repairs in Hamilton £100K

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  • June 12, 2012
Police have said a fire at a garage in South Lanarkshire which caused £100,000 of damage was started deliberately. Emergency services were called to Cadzow Auto repairs, in an industrial estate at Low Waters Road, Hamilton, at about 01:35 on Monday....

Nine arrests over Idlerocks Hotel fire

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  • June 12, 2012
Nine arrests have been made by Guernsey Police in connection with the fire at the Idlerocks Hotel on Sunday. Det Ch Insp Ruari Hardy said they had all been interviewed before being released on police bail. He said inquiries were continuing into the f...

Tailbacks after M3 motorway floods in Hampshire

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  • June 12, 2012
Drivers in Hampshire endured delays of up to two hours after part of the southbound M3 carriageway was closed because of flooding. At one stage tailbacks on the motorway stretched for seven miles because of flood water blocking two lanes between Flee...

Baby escapes injury in arson attack in east Belfast

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  • June 12, 2012
A couple and their baby have escaped injury after a bin was set on fire at the back door of a house in east Belfast. The fire at the home of the family was reported at about 01:25 BST on Tuesday. The door was badly damaged, but the fire did not sprea...

Man dies after house fire in Paisley's Potterhill area

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  • June 12, 2012
A man has died following a fire at a house in Paisley, Renfrewshire. Emergency services were called to the property in the town's Potterhill area at about 05:18. Strathclyde Fire and Rescue said crews were confronted with "plumes of thick, heavy smok...

Southampton fire crews tackle bunker explosions

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  • June 12, 2012
Two explosions on a trading estate in Southampton have been dealt with by fire crews. The incident on 1st Avenue, Millbrook Trading Estate in Southampton happened at about 17:30 BST, Hampshire fire service said. About 28 firefighters from three stati...

Arsonists wreck Canford Heath doctor's surgery

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  • June 12, 2012
A suspected arson attack has wrecked a doctor's surgery in Dorset. Crews were called to the shopping precinct at Culliford Crescent, in the Canford Heath area of Poole, at 02:30 BST. Dorset Fire and Rescue said the roof of the surgery was completely ...

Apartments damaged in Dundalk fire

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  • June 12, 2012
A number of apartments in Dundalk, County Louth, have been damaged in an overnight fire. It is understood that the fire started in the kitchen of a second floor flat at the Long Walk Apartments in Carroll Village at 22:45 BST. One man was rescued by ...

'Fast' wildfire scorches Colorado

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  • June 12, 2012
A fast-moving wildfire near Fort Collins in the US state of Colorado has scorched nearly 37,000 acres (14,973 hectares) of land, according to Nick Christensen, executive officer of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Hundreds of residents have been ...

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