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Glasgow shop destroyed in 'gas explosion'

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  • June 14, 2012
A shop in the east end of Glasgow has been completely demolished in a suspected gas explosion. One man was taken to hospital after being rescued from the building by firefighters, but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening. A spokesman f...

Fires tackled at Aberdeen's derelict Broadford Works

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  • June 14, 2012
Firefighters have tackled a spate of deliberate fires at Aberdeen's derelict Broadford Works. Crews tackled three separate blazes in the disused factory at lunchtime. They were then alerted to another blaze in a lift shaft at about 15:30. It follows ...

Three inhale toxic gas at Oxford's St John's College

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  • June 14, 2012
Three people in an Oxford student block required treatment after inhaling toxic chemicals from a faulty fridge, the fire service has said. Twenty firefighters were called to St John's College where the appliance was leaking ammonia early on Thursday....

Middlesbrough councillors' cars set on fire outside homes

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  • June 14, 2012
Cars belonging to two Middlesbrough councillors have been torched in arson attacks. Police are treating the incidents, which happened over the jubilee weekend, as linked. Det Ch Insp Alastair Simpson said: "If these crimes are motivated as attacks ag...

Mobility scooter pensioner saved from Atherton pond

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  • June 14, 2012
An angler was rescued from a pond in Greater Manchester by a fellow fisherman after his mobility scooter went over the edge. Aaron Hitchen, 26, jumped in after seeing the 71-year-old's scooter tip into Ena Mill Pool at Flapper Fold Lane, Atherton, on...

Bury St Edmunds flat fire treated as suspicious

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  • June 14, 2012
Two people were rescued from a "suspicious" fire in a flat in Suffolk. A man in a ground-floor flat in Ipswich Court, Bury St Edmunds, woke to the smell of smoke and found his curtains on fire shortly before 01:00 BST. Suffolk Police said the man had...

Man found dead after Arnold house fire

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  • June 14, 2012
A man has been found dead inside a Nottingham house after emergency services were called to a fire. Police and firefighters were called to the property in Churchill Close in the Arnold area at about 17:50 BST on Wednesday. After the flames were put o...

Chilford Hall fire: Two charged over wedding venue blaze

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  • June 14, 2012
Two men have been charged with arson after a fire destroyed a wedding venue in Cambridgeshire. An 18th Century barn and adjoining rooms were razed to the ground at Chilford Hall, Linton, on Wednesday. Mark Hall, 27, and Thomas Richardson, 26, both fr...

Fire at Slane recycling facility

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  • June 14, 2012
Firefighters have been tackling a major fire at a waste recycling plant in County Meath. The fire, at the Panda facility on the outskirts of Slane on the N2 approach road into the town, was reported at 23:30 BST on Wednesday. Motorists have been advi...

Woman killed in Magherafelt fire

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  • June 14, 2012
A woman in her 30s has died in a house fire in Magherafelt. The fire at a property in Greenvale Park was reported at 09:40 BST on Wednesday. The cause of the blaze is not yet known and is being investigated. Read More........... Reproduced under lice...

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