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Ohio train derailment sparks large fire

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  • July 11, 2012
A freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught on fire in Columbus, Ohio, early on Wednesday. The blaze from a Norfolk Southern train prompted an evacuation of a 1-mile (1.6-km) area in Ohio's capital city. It wasn't immediately clear what caus...

Albert Street closed after fire at Windsor Bar in Dundee

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  • July 11, 2012
A busy Dundee road has been closed as fire crews tackle a blaze at a pub. The alarm at the Windsor Bar in Albert Street was raised at about 11:30 on Wednesday morning. Tayside Fire and Rescue said the fire was in the basement of the four storey build...

Horse rescued from River Douglas in Wigan

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  • July 11, 2012
Firefighters who rescued a horse from a flooded Greater Manchester river have said the animal was "safe and well". Crews were called to Martland Park, Wigan, on Tuesday morning after receiving reports of a horse being unable to get out of the River D...

Firefighters tackle Salford food factory blaze

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  • July 11, 2012
More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a frozen food factory on a Salford trading estate. Fire crews were called to Cobden Street, Pendleton, at 23:29 BST on Tuesday after reports of a fire at Glendale Frozen Foods. A Greater Manches...

Fire crews tackle Colwyn Bay care home fire

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  • July 11, 2012
An elderly woman at a care home is in hospital and another has been treated at the scene of a fire in Colwyn Bay, Conwy. Firefighters were called to the Fairhaven Rest Home on Ellesmere Road at 06:09 BST on Wednesday. Four crew finally brought the fi...

Indian family of 14 killed in van blaze after wedding

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  • July 11, 2012
Fourteen members of the same family were killed when their van caught fire in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say. The accident took place on Tuesday night near Shamli, about 350km (220 miles) from the state capital, Lucknow. The f...

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