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India orders probe of deadly Andhra Pradesh train blaze

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  • July 30, 2012
India's railways minister has ordered an inquiry into a fire on a passenger train that killed at least 32 people in the state of Andhra Pradesh. A coach of the Tamil Nadu Express from Delhi to Chennai caught fire as it was passing through Nellore sta...

Newry fire treated as suspicious by police

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  • July 30, 2012
Police are treating as suspicious a fire described as one of the biggest in Northern Ireland for many years. The fire at a clothes recycling plant at Cloghoge, on the outskirts of Newry, began at about 23:00 BST on Thursday. Crews from across Norther...

John MacDonald jailed for 13 years for Elgin fire murder bids

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  • July 30, 2012
A man found guilty of trying to murder five people in a house fire in Moray has been jailed for 13 years. John MacDonald, 43, threw a bottle of petrol or other flammable liquid through a window at a home in Kingsmills, Elgin, in December. His former ...

Fire leads to discovery of cannabis plants in Coventry

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  • July 30, 2012
Four men have been arrested after a fire in Coventry led to the discovery of cannabis plants. Police and the fire service were called to the fire at a flat above a shop in Harnall Lane West, Foleshill on Sunday night. Officers later found approximate...

Arson conviction record defended by Devon and Cornwall Police

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  • July 30, 2012
Figures showing the number of people convicted of arson have been defended by Devon and Cornwall Police. A Freedom of Information request by BBC News showed 61 people were convicted of arson in Cornwall between 2009-2011, when 684 offences were recor...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Cheddleton animal plant

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  • July 30, 2012
More than 30 firefighters have tackled a fire at an animal rendering plant in Cheddleton, Staffordshire. At its height, 10 appliances were at Pointons on Felthouse Lane on Sunday night. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called at 23:23 BST an...

Arson attack on Stockton vicarage

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  • July 30, 2012
Police said a 68-year-old priest escaped unhurt after an arsonist targeted a vicarage on Teesside. Two separate fires were set at the residence adjoining St Bede's RC Church in Stockton early on Sunday, according to Cleveland Police. The priest, who ...

Three buses destroyed in Paignton bus station 'arson attack'

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  • July 30, 2012
Three buses have been destroyed in a suspected arson attack at a bus station in south Devon. Fire crews were called to the station in Paignton at about 04:25 BST after reports of a loud explosion. Two double-decker buses and one single-decker were de...

India train fire kills 47 in Andhra Pradesh

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  • July 30, 2012
At least 47 people have been killed in a fire on a passenger train travelling in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say. One coach of the Tamil Nadu Express from Delhi to Chennai caught fire as it was passing through Nellore station early ...

Fire crews Cherwell River man rescued by fire crews

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  • July 30, 2012
A man has been rescued by fire crews from the River Cherwell in Oxfordshire. The man was spotted in the water just after 02:00 BST about 50m downstream from the bridge on Station Approach. Firefighters wearing life jackets had to climb down the steep...

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