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Rescue after girl trapped on rocks at Fife beach

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  • August 3, 2012
A young girl has had to be rescued after getting trapped in rocks on a beach in Fife. A crew from Fife Fire and Rescue Service were called out to West Wemyss Beach, near Methil, at about 14:05. A spokeswoman said the girl, aged 11, had been walking a...

Fatal Newark fire caused by TV electrical fault

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  • August 3, 2012
A house fire in which a Nottinghamshire man died was caused by an electrical fault with a television set, fire investigators have confirmed. Crews were called to a bungalow on Vine Way in Newark on Thursday morning. The fire started in the living roo...

Norwich former fire station sold to Graham Dacre firm

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  • August 3, 2012
A Norfolk charity has bought a historic former fire station in the centre of Norwich. The Lind Trust, run by businessman Graham Dacre, said it had bought the vacant 1930s building, but had not yet decided what it would be used for. The Grade II-liste...

Woman caught in fire's backdraft in Edinburgh flat

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  • August 3, 2012
A woman has been taken to hospital after she opened her door into her stairwell which was on fire and the backdraft blew into her Edinburgh flat. The woman was treated for smoke inhalation and an abrasion to her head following the incident in Captain...

Illinois Megabus crash kills one and injures two dozen

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  • August 3, 2012
One woman has died and two dozen people have been injured after a double-decker bus crashed into a concrete bridge pillar in the US state of Illinois. At least four people were airlifted to a trauma centre and more than 20 people were sent to another...

Fire crews fight Belfast blaze

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  • August 3, 2012
Fire crews have dealt with a fire at a block of derelict buildings in south Belfast. The service was called to the premises at the corner of Ormeau Road and University Street at about 21:00 on Friday. Two fire engines and an aerial appliance attended...

Six injured in two-vehicle crash in Cardiff

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  • August 3, 2012
Six people have been taken to hospital following a crash between two cars in Cardiff. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said seven people were in the vehicles at the time of the incident on Pentwyn Drive at 15:50 BST on Thursday. Six of them were r...

Chinnor train carriage fire police arrest teenagers

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  • August 3, 2012
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a historical train carriage was destroyed in Oxfordshire. Police officers and the fire service were called on 26 July after a fire was started at a privately-run railway station in Chinnor....

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