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Fire Service College to be sold to Capita

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  • December 13, 2012
The UK Fire Service College - the main national training centre for fire and rescue workers - is to be sold to Capita, the government has announced. Communities minister Brandon Lewis said the college in Gloucestershire would be sold "to achieve valu...

Robert Johnson died in car blast trying to rescue dog

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  • December 13, 2012
A former paratrooper died in a car explosion in Essex while trying to save his pet dog, an inquest has heard. Robert Johnson died of burns and fire fumes on 2 October last year at the Fairways Garden Centre in Rayleigh. Mr Johnson, 63, who lived in a...

Freckleton fire: Dyson Allen charged over four deaths

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  • December 13, 2012
A 19-year-old man has been charged with the murder of four siblings in a fire in Lancashire. Reece Smith, 19, four-year-old twins Holly and Ella and two-year-old Jordan died in the blaze at their home in Lytham Road, Freckleton, on 7 January. Dyson A...

Hastings fire station wins reprieve from closure threat

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  • December 13, 2012
East Sussex Fire Authority has announced it has decided not to close a fire station in Hastings. Proposals were put forward in September to either close or downgrade the Ridge Fire Station. Campaigners collected more than 5,000 signatures against the...

Flood clean-up bill more than £3m Cornwall Council warns

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  • December 13, 2012
The bill for cleaning up flood damage in Cornwall last month could be more than £3m, the local authority has estimated. About 250 properties across the county were flooded in November. Cornwall Council said assessments of the highway network, public...

Human remains found after blaze at Longside

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  • December 13, 2012
Human remains have been discovered in an Aberdeenshire farmhouse which was destroyed by fire. About 30 firefighters were called to the blaze at Dumpston Farm, Longside, on Wednesday night. An 83-year-old man was taken to hospital suffering from the e...

Lorry fire closes northbound carriageway of A500

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  • December 13, 2012
A lorry fire has closed the northbound carriageway of the A500 in Stoke-on-Trent. Staffordshire Fire Service was called to the fire at 04:17 GMT on Shelton Old Road between Cliffe Vale and Etruria. The lorry is carrying a mixed load, including flamma...

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