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Thames River rescue in Windsor prompts safety warning

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  • July 26, 2012
The rescue of a woman from the Thames has prompted calls for people not to underestimate the danger of swimming in rivers. Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to help a woman in Windsor at about 03:30 BST. Her friend and a member of staff fr...

Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue training 'improved'

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  • July 26, 2012
A fire service criticised by a public watchdog in March has improved its crews' training, fire chiefs have said. Serious concerns were raised about how Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service was run and the level of training provided to its cr...

London 2012: Heathrow Airport trains delayed by fire

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  • July 26, 2012
Trains from Heathrow Airport to central London were suspended for about 30 minutes after a fire. Services on the Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect, which links to Paddington, were suspended at 10:50 BST after a fire at West Ealing station. First ...

Arrests over blaze at former nursing home in Ayr

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  • July 26, 2012
Two teenagers are due to appear in court in connection with a fire at a derelict nursing home in Ayr. Strathclyde Fire and Rescue were alerted to the blaze at the Racecourse Road building at 19.20 on Wednesday. More than 30 firefighters were involved...

Eight crews tackle garage blaze at Llanarmon-yn-Ial

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  • July 25, 2012
Eight fire crews have been tackling a blaze in Denbighshire. The fire, which began in a domestic garage in Llanarmon-yn-Ial about 18:00 BST on Wednesday, spread to a house and another garage in the village. Crews from Ruthin, Mold, Buckley, Denbigh, ...

Derby fire deaths: Two released without charge

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  • July 25, 2012
The 34-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were arrested on 19 July and bailed over the fire on Victory Road in May. They were released without charge after answering bail earlier. The children's parents Mick Philpott, 55, and wife Mairead, 31, have b...

Arrest after fire starts at Redditch house

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  • July 25, 2012
A man has been arrested after emergency crews were called to a fire at a semi-detached house in Worcestershire. The ground floor of the two-storey property in Easemore Road, Redditch, was severely damaged and the ceiling destroyed, the fire service s...

Redfield residents angry at corridor fire safety rules

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  • July 25, 2012
People in sheltered accommodation in part of Bristol have said they are furious at being told to remove plants and pictures from communal corridors. The residents in Redfield said the items brightened up their days. But Bristol City Council said they...

Two die in car fire after crash in Nottinghamshire

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  • July 25, 2012
Two people have been killed after their car caught fire in a crash involving another car and a motorcycle near a Nottinghamshire village. The collision happened at about 17:45 BST on Tuesday on Rufford Lane, near the A161 in Wellow. The motorcyclist ...

Lindsey Scholes Royston fire murder: Family raise reward

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  • July 25, 2012
The family of a 17-year-old girl from Barnsley who was killed in an arson attack hope to raise £10,000 for a reward to help catch her killer. Lindsey Scholes died of brain damage in 2001 after suffering burns and smoke inhalation in a house fire in ...

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