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Man in mine shaft rescue at Taliesin near Aberystwyth

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  • September 14, 2012
Emergency crews worked for hours to rescue a man who fell 30ft (9m) into what is thought to be an old mine shaft in Ceredigion. Dyfed-Powys Police called in cave rescuers after they were alerted to the incident in woodland at Taliesin near Aberystwyt...

Bourne scrap metal yard fire

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  • September 14, 2012
Hundreds of tonnes of waste has caught fire at a scrap yard in Lincolnshire. The fire at BW Riddle recycling yard at Bourne, which started on Friday afternoon, has ripped through scrap piles containing rubber and metal. Ten engines were called to the...

Cambridge's empty £23m fire control centre seeks tenant

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  • September 14, 2012
A multi-million pound building which was meant to house a regional emergency control centre for the fire service has been put on the market. The Department for Communities and Local Government has hired a property adviser to find a tenant for the Zen...

Karachi fire: Factory owners granted bail

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  • September 14, 2012
Three Pakistani businessmen facing murder charges over the deaths of 264 people in a fire at their garment factory in Karachi have been bailed. Workers were trapped inside as flames consumed the factory, in one of the worst fires in Pakistan's histor...

Roudham potato warehouse fire: Hot crops could have caused blaze

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  • September 14, 2012
Crops "self-heating" could have been responsible for a fire that devastated a large potato warehouse in Norfolk. About 80 firefighters tackled the blaze at Camp Farm, Roudham, for more than 12 hours on Thursday. Assistant fire chief Roy Harold said t...

Woman arrested after body found in burning car in Somerset

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  • September 14, 2012
A 32-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a university graduate was found dead inside a burning car in Somerset. Catherine Wells-Burr, 23, was discovered in her red Ford Focus in a field in Ashill, near Ilminster, on Wednesda...

Bournemouth block of flats evacuated after fire

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  • September 14, 2012
Up to 20 people had to be led to safety after a fire at a block of flats in Bournemouth. Firefighters were called to a ground floor flat in the building in Maderia Road at 23:30 BST on Thursday after smoke triggered the fire alarms. An elderly couple...

Three people killed in Roscommon house fire

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  • September 14, 2012
Three men, thought to have been in their 20s or early 30s, have died in a house fire in Roscommon town. Emergency services were called to a house in the St Ciaran's Park area at about 07:30 BST on Friday morning. The three bodies were found in a fron...

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