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Woman suffers burns in Uttoxeter house fire

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  • June 13, 2012
A woman has been critically injured in a house fire in Staffordshire. Ambulance staff and crews from three fire stations were called to the house fire on Wood Lane in Uttoxeter at about 14:30 BST. "Crews treated a woman at the scene who had suffered ...

Fatal fire in Llandysul, Ceredigion, investigated

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  • June 13, 2012
An investigation has been launched after an elderly person died in a fire at a property in Ceredigion. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to Seion Hill in Llandysul at 14:45 BST on Wednesday. A spokesperson said the pers...

Woodbridge arsonist absconds from Ipswich secure unit

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  • June 13, 2012
An arsonist has absconded from a secure mental health unit in Ipswich. Jack Davis, 18, was being held indefinitely for setting fire to a flat in Woodbridge and farm buildings in Eyke last August. The police said he had left the Foxhall House secure u...

Fire crews in Essex back strike

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  • June 13, 2012
Fire crews in Essex have voted for strike action in a dispute over concerns about cuts. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) in Essex claims current plans for cuts would see the loss of one in five front line crews in Essex since 2008. But Essex Fire Author...

Pair rescued above burning cafe in Banbury

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  • June 13, 2012
Two people had to be rescued from a flat in Oxfordshire after fire broke out in a cafe two floors below. The man and woman were trapped in the building in Market Place, Banbury, when the blaze took hold in the early hours. Crews, who were called shor...

A47 lorry crash victim died of natural causes

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  • June 13, 2012
A lorry driver who crashed on the A47 near Norwich on Saturday died of natural causes, a post-mortem examination has revealed. Colin Wright, 62, of Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, died from acute cardiac failure due to heart disease, Norwich Coroners Co...

Beauty products parcel causes alert in Sheffield

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  • June 13, 2012
A parcel that caused an emergency alert at a Sheffield mail sorting office contained beauty products, police have confirmed. Emergency crews were called to the Royal Mail office in Barnsley Road after a worker was affected by fumes after handling the...

Atlantique Hotel leaseholder feels 'lucky to be alive'

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  • June 13, 2012
The owner of the Atlantique Hotel on Guernsey's west coast said he and his family were lucky to be alive following a fire on Monday. Thirty four guests were evacuated from the hotel when fire broke out in the laundry room in the early hours. Roy Smit...

Flood water pumped from homes in West Sussex evacuated

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  • June 13, 2012
Flood water is being pumped away from parts of West Sussex where many people were forced to flee their homes. The Environment Agency said no further properties had flooded overnight but it was keeping a watch on river levels. It added that teams had ...

Derby fire deaths: Philpott parents not at funeral

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  • June 13, 2012
The funerals of six children who died in a house fire in Derby are to take place later this month. Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six and Jayden, five, died in the 11 May blaze. Duwayne, 13, died three days later. Th...

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