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Inquiry call into how NI Fire Service manager ran business

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  • October 10, 2012
An MLA is calling for an independent inquiry into how a senior fire service official was able to run a business selling uniforms while he was in charge of buying them for the service. Stores manager John McGrath died in November 2009. The Fire and Re...

Willenhall fire death: Police name victim

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  • October 10, 2012
A man who died in a fire at a block of flats in Willenhall has been named by West Midlands Police. Victor Moore, 68, died in Southey Close on Monday morning. Police said post-mortem tests confirmed his death was due to the "effects of fire". A 20-yea...

Woman injured in Marylebone car park fire

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  • October 10, 2012
A woman has been hurt in a fire that broke out in a car park and led to the closure of a major central London road. London Fire Brigade said about 150 people were evacuated from a block of flats above the NCP car park near Marylebone Road at about 16...

Crews still at Stanton-by-Dale recycling plant fire

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  • October 10, 2012
The fire service is still attending to a fire at a recycling plant in Derbyshire which started over three weeks ago. Crews have been visiting the site in Lows Lane, in Stanton-by-Dale, since about 8,000 tonnes of material caught alight on 15 Septembe...

CCTV appeal over 'bomb fear' blaze at Glasgow kebab shop

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  • October 10, 2012
Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace over a deliberate fire at a Glasgow kebab shop which saw a bomb disposal team called. Fire crews attended Best Kebabs, in the city's Dundas Street, at about 20:55 on 21 February after the b...

A483 Welshpool crash: Two taken to hospital

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  • October 10, 2012
Two people have been taken to hospital following a crash on the A483 near Welshpool in Powys. Two vehicles were involved in the collision near the village of Pool Quay at 06:57 BST on Wednesday. Fire crews helped to free one person from their vehicle...

Eight people rehomed after fire at Ipswich flats

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  • October 10, 2012
Eight people have been rehomed after a fire at a community care flat in Ipswich. More than 25 firefighters tackled the blaze on Clarkson Street, near London Road, in the early hours. Suffolk Fire Service said the block of flats, owned by Stepping Sto...

Fire burns 12 tonnes of grain at Easter Grangemuir Farm in Fife

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  • October 10, 2012
Firefighters have been working through the night to tackle a grain fire in Fife. A grain drier at Easter Grangemuir Farm, between Pitenweem and Anstruther, went on fire on Tuesday at 17:00. At the height of the blaze 17 officers were needed to bring ...

Carbon monoxide suspected as cause of Rochdale woman's death

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  • October 10, 2012
An 83-year-old woman has died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at her home in Rochdale. Her body was found when police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the house in Middleton Road at 22:45 BST on Tuesday. A man who had also visited the ...

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