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Weybridge properties evacuated after gas leak

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  • September 13, 2012
Several properties have been evacuated and roads cordoned off following a gas leak in Surrey. Southern Gas Networks said emergency services were called to Church Street in Weybridge at about 16:20 BST. Spokeswoman Anne Neilson said it was believed a ...

Hastings fire service cover proposals go to public consultation

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  • September 13, 2012
A public consultation is to be held on the future of fire service provision within the borough of Hastings. The announcement by the East Sussex Fire Authority follows its discussion on the findings of a comprehensive report regarding service cover....

Worker crushed at Hampshire waste disposal centre

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  • September 13, 2012
A worker has been crushed at a waste disposal centre in Hampshire. Richard Mintram became trapped against an overhead gantry on a hydraulic platform on the Charleston Industrial Estate, near Hythe on Wednesday. He was flown by air ambulance to Southa...

Huge blaze at industrial estate in Armadale

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  • September 13, 2012
At least 50 firefighters have been battling a large fire at an industrial estate in West Lothian. The fire broke out at 19:40 on Wednesday in the roof space of a derelict building at Lower Bathville in Armadale. No-one was hurt. The fire then spread ...

Fire at Roudham potato warehouse in Norfolk

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  • September 13, 2012
A fire has broken out at a large potato warehouse in Norfolk. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said 12 fire engines were called to a store at Camp Farm, Roudham, near Snetterton, at 09:15 BST. About 80 firefighters are tackling the blaze in south Norf...

'Serious fire' at La Collette Esso fuel compound

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  • September 13, 2012
More than 20 firefighters have tackled a "serious fire" at a fuel compound in Jersey. Jersey Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to the fire at the Esso garage in La Collette at about 00:28 BST by an automatic alarm and security guard. An area where ...

Body in burning car in Ashill now murder inquiry

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  • September 13, 2012
The death of a woman whose body was found in a burning car in Somerset is now being treated as murder, police have said. Firefighters were called to reports of a car on fire in a field in Ashill off the A358 near Illminster just before 06:30 BST on W...

Ann Jones, Vale of Clwyd AM, in sprinker law cost row

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  • September 13, 2012
An assembly member has accused a home builders body of "dangerously" undermining the drive for compulsory fire sprinkers in new Welsh homes. Vale of Clwyd AM Ann Jones said claims by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) that the move would cost £5,000...

Karachi factory fire: Relatives bury dead

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  • September 13, 2012
Families in the Pakistani city of Karachi are burying their dead after a fire engulfed a garment factory with workers trapped inside, killing at least 247 people. Many other relatives are lining up at the city's hospitals to give blood samples to hel...

Hillsborough papers: Key excerpts

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  • September 13, 2012
Papers which reveal evidence of failures and deceit over the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough ground have been released to the public for the first time. The Hillsborough Independent Panel spent 18 months looking thro...

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