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Aylsham business destroyed by fire

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  • June 28, 2012
Investigations are continuing in to the cause of a fire which wrecked a bathroom and kitchen centre in Norfolk. Crews were called to the centre in Burgh Road when the fire started in the building's roof. The A140 was closed for about an hour and a ha...

Elderly woman dies in Lincolnshire house fire

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  • June 28, 2012
A woman has died in a house fire in Lincolnshire. The emergency services were called to Dowdyke Road in Sutterton, near Boston, just before 07:30 BST. Police have said the body of an elderly woman was found inside but have not released any more detai...

Belfast floods: Response to ordeal comes under fire

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  • June 28, 2012
Politicians have criticised the response to Wednesday night's torrential rain that flooded many homes and businesses. Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy said the "flood line did not perform as it should have". The flood incident line is oper...

Oldham explosion: Boiler man arrested over blast

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  • June 28, 2012
A man who inspected the boiler of the house which exploded in Oldham has been arrested, police have confirmed. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said the man was held in London, but his arrest was "only one line of inquiry". Oldham Council said residen...

Severe weather in Shropshire

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  • June 28, 2012
A man believed to be in his 60s has died during flash flooding in south Shropshire. West Mercia Police said the man was swept away by flood water in Bitterley, near Ludlow, just after 10:30 BST. Emergency services began a search and his body was foun...

Police and fire service reform will lead to job cuts, says MacAskill

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  • June 28, 2012
Scotland's Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has admitted that police and fire service reforms will lead to job losses, but he refused to say how many. The SNP minister was speaking after MSPs agreed that the country should have one police and one fi...

Belfast floods: Rescue services deal with 700 flood calls

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  • June 28, 2012
The Fire and Rescue Service has dealt with more than 700 flood-related call-outs in greater Belfast following a series of heavy downpours on Wednesday. At the height of the flooding, many roads were impassable and about 1,000 homes were left without ...

Shirley Towers inquest: 'Emergency should have been called sooner'

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  • June 28, 2012
Hampshire fire service has admitted an emergency should have been declared earlier on the night two Southampton firefighters died. Jim Shears and Alan Bannon were overcome by excessive heat inside flat 72 of Shirley Towers on 6 April 2010. An inquest...

Northamptonshire Fire Service tackle two major fires

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  • June 26, 2012
Up to 75 firefighters dealt with two major blazes in Northamptonshire. The first was at nail polish firm Decorative Industries on the Moulton Park industrial estate where 50 firefighters were at the scene. No-one was injured but crews took six hours ...

Colorado wildfires threaten tourist hot spots

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  • June 25, 2012
Fast moving wildfires have been cutting a destructive path across Colorado state in the US. Homes have been evacuated, residents put on high alert and hectares of land have been scorched. The fire is threatening popular tourist destinations near Colo...

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