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Fire crews battle Wiltshire scrapyard blaze

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  • July 5, 2012
More than 40 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a scrapyard in Wiltshire. Fire crews were called to Swindon Metal Solutions, also known as Rayners Breakers, at Thornhill, near Broad Town, at 15:03 BST. A brigade spokesman said approximately 10...

Woman's body found at bottom of Gronez cliffs

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  • July 5, 2012
A woman's body has been found at the bottom of cliffs near Gronez in Jersey. St Catherine's Lifeboat and the Channel Island Air Search plane were called out on Wednesday to help look for an elderly woman who had gone missing. The search team saw a pe...

Goole building evacuated after lightning causes fire

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  • July 5, 2012
A building in an East Yorkshire town had to be evacuated after being hit by lightning and catching fire. Humberside Fire and Rescue Service sent five fire engines to Aire Street in Goole, where the roof of the building was ablaze. The property houses...

Man seriously injured in Thames Quay crane crash

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  • July 5, 2012
A man was seriously injured when timber flooring from a building fell on to the roof of a crane's cab in west London, London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said. Paramedics were called to the Thames Quay building in Chelsea Harbour at about 10:50 BST. A 44-y...

Lincolnshire fire service faces £9m bill for leased engines

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  • July 5, 2012
Up to £9m is to be spent buying the vehicles used by Lincolnshire's fire and rescue service. The fleet is currently maintained and tested by private contractor AssetCo and leased by the county council. The authority has moved to end the 20-year cont...

Man's arm damaged in factory incident in Armagh

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  • July 5, 2012
A 29 year old man's right arm has been badly damaged after being trapped in machinery he was cleaning. He was working in the bakery section of the Linwoods food company in County Armagh. The man, who is from Armagh, was freed by the fire service usin...

Dumfries A75 closed by cheese lorry blaze

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  • July 5, 2012
One of the main routes across south west Scotland has been closed by a fire which engulfed a lorry carrying a consignment of cheese. The blaze broke out at about 04:00 on the A75 just west of the Garroch Road roundabout on the outskirts of Dumfries. ...

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