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Councillor Brian Silvester fined for safety breaches

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  • October 23, 2012
A Cheshire East councillor has been fined for fire safety breaches at a property he rented out. Brian Silvester, 60, was fined £45,000 at Chester Crown Court for failing to obtain the necessary licence for a house in multiple occupation and 11 fire ...

Two more charged over fatal Doncaster Christmas Eve fire

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  • October 23, 2012
A teenage girl and a woman have been charged in connection with the death of a man in a flat fire in South Yorkshire on Christmas Eve. Andrew Massarella, 40, was found dead at Callender Court in Doncaster. Zena Maria Hancock, 44, of Highbury Avenue, ...

Prestatyn fire death: Suspects released without charge

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  • October 23, 2012
Two people questioned on suspicion of murder following a fire which killed four people in Denbighshire have been released from custody. Lee-Anna Shiers, 20, her 15-month-old son Charlie, nephew Bailey Allen, four, and two-year-old niece Skye died aft...

Taiwan hospital fire kills 12 elderly residents

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  • October 23, 2012
An early morning fire at a hospital in southern Taiwan has killed 12 patients and injured at least 60 more. The fire swept through a nursing home inside the hospital in Tainan City that housed elderly and mostly bed-ridden patients. A hospital offici...

Kronospan: fire in wood products factory near Chirk

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  • October 23, 2012
Fire fighters are tackling a blaze at the Kronospan wood products factory in Chirk near Wrexham. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to the plant at 17:15 BST on Monday. Crews from Chirk, Llangollen, Wrexham and Deeside are tackling a fir...

Man inspired by sister's rescue joins fire service

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  • October 23, 2012
Two years after breaking his back jumping from his burning house, a man has become a retained firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service. Sam Smith broke his wrist and back leaping from the fourth floor of his then home in Severn Street, Shr...

Wizard of Oz leads to house blaze in Carterton

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  • October 23, 2012
A woman who escaped from a house fire in Oxfordshire with five children has said it was started by them recreating the Wizard of Oz. Kerry Wheeler had been cleaning out her spare room in Briary Way, Carterton, when she found some Halloween costumes. ...

County Durham and German officials share flood experiences

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  • October 23, 2012
Flood experts from Germany are visiting County Durham to share ideas on ways of responding to weather emergencies. The county experienced two severe weather events recently, and the Kreis Wesel area is also prone to flooding. Its head of civil contin...

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