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Prestatyn fire: Baby Charlie Timbrell dies in hospital

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  • October 21, 2012
A 15-month-old baby boy has become the third child to die after a fire in Denbighshire. The flat blaze in Prestatyn on Friday night had already killed Charlie Timbrell's mother, Lee-Anna Shiers, 20, her nephew Bailey Allen, four, and two-year-old nie...

Co-op fire: Shoppers evacuated from Gillingham store

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  • October 21, 2012
Shoppers had to be evacuated from a Co-op store in Dorset after a "major" fire broke out. Forty-two firefighters were called to extinguish the blaze at the shop in High Street, Gillingham, at about 17.50 BST on Saturday. Fire officer Michael Cox from...

A woman and five children escape fire in Carterton

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  • October 21, 2012
A woman and five children escaped when a fire broke out on the second floor of their Oxfordshire home. Firefighters were called to the house in Briary Way, Carterton, at about 10:15 BST after a fire alarm went off and smoke was seen at a window. All ...

Newtownbutler: man killed in house fire

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  • October 21, 2012
A man has died in a house fire in County Fermanagh. It is understood he was in his mid-50s and lived alone. Fire crews were called to the fire at a cottage at Clones Road in the Kilroot area of Newtownbutler shortly before 07:00 BST on Sunday. When t...

Larne fire: Man charged with arson endangering life

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  • October 21, 2012
A 28-year-old man has been charged with arson endangering life following a house fire in County Antrim. Six people, including two children, were in the house in Elizabeth Avenue when the fire started at about 22:00 BST on Friday. The Northern Ireland...

Neighbours in Prestatyn fire tried rescue attempt

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  • October 21, 2012
Neighbours made "valiant" attempts to save victims of a flat blaze in Denbighshire which killed a woman and two children, say firefighters. But they were beaten back at the front door by the intensity of the heat and flames. The deaths of Lee-Anna Sh...

Londonderry arson attack causes £200,000 damage

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  • October 21, 2012
Construction equipment worth around £200,000 has been destroyed in an overnight arson attack in Londonderry. At about 03:20 BST on Saturday, police received a report that a bulldozer parked at a construction site at Brooke Park had been set on fire....

Suspected arson on 7/7 tribute bus 'Spirit of London'

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  • October 21, 2012
A bus which replaced the double-decker destroyed in the 7 July suicide bombing has been set alight in a suspected arson attack in east London. The bus, named the Spirit of London, was set alight in the early hours of Friday near Walthamstow Central b...

Fire rips through row of shops in Knightswood

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  • October 21, 2012
A row of shops in Glasgow's Knightswood area has been badly damaged by an early morning blaze. The fire ripped through stores in Archerhill Road at about 02:00. About 50 firefighters were at the scene but had to withdraw at one stage due to the inten...

London road crash rescue numbers lowest in 25 years

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  • October 21, 2012
The number of road accidents in the capital where London Fire Brigade (LFB) crews were called to the rescue has fallen to its lowest level in 25 years. There were 3,504 accidents last year in which 47 people were killed, a marked difference to the pe...

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