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Sutton-on-Sea church hit by lightning

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  • June 15, 2012
A church in Lincolnshire has been badly damaged by a suspected lightning strike. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue say they received multiple calls shortly before 15:30 BST saying a bolt had hit Sutton-on-Sea's Methodist Church. Fire officers put out the ...

AWE charged over fire at atomic weapons site in Aldermaston

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  • June 15, 2012
The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) is to be prosecuted after a fire left a worker with burns to his face and arm. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is taking legal action over the blaze inside a bunker in Aldermaston, Berkshire, where explosi...

Four canoeists saved in Hay-on-Wye and given treatment

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  • June 15, 2012
Four canoeists have been rescued by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service after getting into difficulty in Hay-on-Wye, Powys. The alarm was raised just before lunchtime on Friday. The fire service said three of them were rescued from the water b...

Two men in court over Sharkey fire deaths in Helensburgh

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  • June 15, 2012
Two men accused of murdering three members of the same family by setting fire to their home in Helensburgh have made a second appearance in court. Thomas Sharkey, 21, and his eight-year-old sister Bridget died in the fire in July 2011. Their father T...

Sheffield Ski Village fires 'not deliberate'

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  • June 15, 2012
A series of fires which badly damaged an outdoor ski village in Sheffield is not being treated as suspicious, police have said. The main building at the Ski Village was destroyed on 29 April. A second fire on 1 May damaged the ski lift and a third bl...

Isle of Man hospital fire 'no risk' to public

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  • June 15, 2012
A small fire which broke out in the Isle of Man's main hospital did not pose any risk to the public, according to the island's fire service. Emergency crews were called to Noble's hospital in Douglas at about 14:00 (BST) on 14 June. The fire, which s...

Highlands and Islands fire crews praised for Lewis blaze efforts

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  • June 15, 2012
Firefighters have been praised for their efforts in tackling a heath fire that closed a main road on the Western Isles on Thursday. Thick smoke from the fire in the grounds of Lews Castle in Stornoway, on Lewis, shut part of the A859 for several hour...

Fire crews tackle blaze at flats in Butetown, Cardiff

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  • June 15, 2012
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a block of flats in the Butetown area of Cardiff. They were called to the three-storey block in South Loudoun Place at 07:37 BST. The fire had spread throughout the flat and the roof was also alight. Fifteen peopl...

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