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Blurton club fire: Arson investigation launched

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  • June 19, 2012
An arson investigation has been launched by police after a fire at a former working men's club in Staffordshire on Monday night. Emergency services were called to the disused Old Mills Working Men's Club and Institute on Sherbourne Close, Blurton, at...

Seven people rehomed after Bury St Edmunds restaurant fire

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  • June 19, 2012
Seven people have had to find alternative accommodation after their homes were damaged by a fire in Bury St Edmunds. Cupola House, which was being used as a Strada restaurant, was destroyed by the blaze on Saturday night. Pat Dacey, group commander o...

Betws Primary School fire being tackled by South Wales Fire Service

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  • June 19, 2012
Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a school near Bridgend. A spokesman for South Wales Fire Service said the building at Betws Primary School is well alight but all staff and children were accounted for. Three crews are at the scene following a cal...

Part of St Richard's Hospital evacuated due to fire

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  • June 19, 2012
Patients and staff have been evacuated from part of a West Sussex hospital after a fire broke out in a store room. The fire at St Richard's Hospital in Chichester is being treated as a hazardous chemical incident by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Servic...

Shirley Towers inquest: Fatal fire started in curtain

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  • June 19, 2012
A resident has explained what started the blaze which killed two firefighters in a Southampton tower block. Karl Hoffman told jurors at Southampton Coroners Court a curtain caught fire after he forgot he had rested the end on a lamp while vacuum clea...

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue bravery award for 19-year-old

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  • June 19, 2012
A Sheffield man has been given a fire service bravery award for entering a burning house to save children he thought were trapped inside. Delivery driver Ethan Maillard, 19, was passing by when he saw the fire on Netherthorpe Walk, Sheffield in Septe...

Nottingham flats evacuated after electrical fire

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  • June 19, 2012
Residents who were forced to leave a block of flats in Nottingham in a fire have been told it could be some time before being allowed back in. Fire broke out in wiring in a bin room at the 17-storey building in Lombard Close, New Lenton, at about 14:...

Toddler critical after Bolton house fire

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  • June 19, 2012
A three-year-old boy is critically ill after he and a girl were rescued from a house fire in Bolton. The boy was rescued by firefighters while the one-year-old girl, who had minor injuries, was saved before crews arrived at Longden Street in Halliwel...

Child home safety campaign launched by Aneurin Bevan health board

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  • June 19, 2012
A campaign to reduce the number of young children being killed or injured in accidents in the home is launched in Caerphilly county later. The Aneurin Bevan Health Board's Home Safety Strategy will offer advice sessions for parents and provide safety...

Fire tackled at Llanwern Bowling Club in Newport

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  • June 19, 2012
Fire crews have tackled a blaze at a bowling club in Newport. The alarm was raised at Llanwern Bowling Club in Ringland Way on Monday shortly after 20:15 BST. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the single story building was "well alight". Four ...

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