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Matthew Robinson gets Queen's Gallantry award after fire rescue

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  • November 16, 2012
A Dorset man who helped rescue five children from a burning house, has received a gallantry award from the Queen. Matthew Robinson and his parents helped rescue the children from their home in Abbotsbury in 2010. He received the Queen's Gallantry Awa...

St Peter's A&E evacuated in fire alert

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  • November 16, 2012
Patients were evacuated from a Surrey A&E department after smoke was seen coming from a ceiling light. St Peter's Hospital at Chertsey also closed the department to ambulances during the fire alert at 09:30 GMT. "We decided to evacuate all patien...

Four treated after Hastings tool hire shop fire

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  • November 16, 2012
Four people required medical treatment after a fire broke out at a tool and equipment hire shop in East Sussex. The fire broke out at about 10:45 GMT at the Hastings Hire Centre in Menzies Road, St Leonards, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS...

Child in hospital after Ballymena fire

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  • November 16, 2012
A small child is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering burns during an incident in Ballymena, County Antrim. The boy, who is believed to be four years of age, was found in the street. It is understood his clothes may have caught fire. A ...

People evacuated after gas pipe fire in Teignmouth

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  • November 16, 2012
About 20 people were evacuated from an industrial estate in Teignmouth because of a gas leak and fire. Devon and Cornwall Police set up a 100m (328ft) cordon around the site at Broadmeadow Industrial Estate. Emergency services were called after contr...

Appspond Lane recycling site 'breached permit conditions'

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  • November 16, 2012
Operators of a recycling company near St Albans, where a fire has burned for six days, had too much wood on its site, according to the Environment Agency. The agency said Wood Recycling Services, in Potters Crouch, had more waste than it was allowed ...

Kidderminster rocket firm blaze causes evacuation.

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  • November 16, 2012
A fire at a Worcestershire company which makes rocket engines for missiles has now been put out, police have said. A 600m exclusion zone was set up at Roxel in Summerfield Lane, Kidderminster and residents and businesses were evacuated. Six fire crew...

Streatham High Road wasteland blaze leaves two dead

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  • November 16, 2012
Two people have died and another is critically ill after a fire on wasteland in south London. Firefighters were called to the scene in Streatham High Road, Streatham, just after 02:20 GMT. Two bodies were discovered and a 54-year-old man was taken to...

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