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Cornwall hospital engineer hurt in lift shaft fall

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  • September 18, 2012
An engineer has fallen down a hospital lift shaft in Cornwall. The man suffered neck and back injuries in the fall at the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske, said Cornwall Fire and Rescue. The service said the man, who was carrying out routine maint...

Stonelaw High School to reopen after chemical spill

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  • September 18, 2012
A secondary school in Glasgow's Rutherglen area which was evacuated following reports of a chemical spill, is to reopen on Wednesday. Strathclyde Fire and Rescue was called to Stonelaw High School at 14:20 after what they believe was a chemical incid...

Cwmbran fire: Neighbours tried to rescue Buckley family

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  • September 18, 2012
Neighbours risked their lives to try to save a family of three from a burning house in Cwmbran, south east Wales. Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh, 17, and six-month-old grand-daughter Kimberley died on the Coed Eva estate. Police said neighbours u...

Fire destroys slum in Sao Paulo

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  • September 18, 2012
A fire has engulfed another slum in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Around 350 families were forced to evacuate their homes in the Mohino favela in the centre of the city. See Video Report........... Reproduced under licence from BBC News © 2012 B...

Cwmbran fire: Three generations of Buckley family die

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  • September 18, 2012
Police have named three generations of a family who were killed in a house fire in Cwmbran in south east Wales. Kim Buckley, 46, her daughter Kayleigh, 17, and Kayleigh's six-month-old baby Kimberley were found in the house in Tillsland, Coed Eva. Gw...

Ambulance and fire crews bid to share Wrexham building

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  • September 18, 2012
The fire and ambulance service are drawing up plans for a station they can share in Wrexham. Police and the fire service are already looking at sharing a building in north Wales as they tackle budget cuts while making improvements. Land near Wrexham ...

Fish concern after Stanton-by-Dale recycling plant fire

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  • September 18, 2012
Environment Agency staff are working to save fish in a Derbyshire canal which are threatened by firefighting operations at a recycling plant. About 8,000 tonnes of wood and sawdust at the centre in Lows Lane in Stanton-by-Dale, near Ilkeston, has bee...

Catherine Wells-Burr: Woman on murder conspiracy charge

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  • September 18, 2012
A woman has been charged with conspiracy to murder over the death of a 23-year-old found dead inside a burning car in Somerset. Catherine Wells-Burr was discovered in her red Ford Focus in a field at Ashill near Ilminster last Wednesday. Anna Julia L...

Leicester kebab shop fire was 'insurance scam', court hears

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  • September 18, 2012
A man and woman helped to start a fire at a kebab shop in which another man died as part of an insurance scam, Leicester Crown Court has heard. The body of 40-year-old Fiaz Ahmed Ansari was found in rubble of Kams King of the Grill, almost 15 hours a...

Avon Fire and Rescue Service brings in six new engines

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  • September 18, 2012
Avon Fire and Rescue has brought into service six new fire engines at a cost of £2.4m. The service's decision to replace some of the vehicles was approved two years ago by the Avon Fire Authority. Chief Fire Officer Kevin Pearson said: "They're ligh...

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