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Tamworth barn 'well alight' with 100 tonnes of hay

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  • January 3, 2013
Fire crews have been dealing with a large barn fire in Staffordshire. The county's fire and rescue service said the blaze broke out on Bangley Lane, Greater Bangley in Tamworth. A spokesperson said the service received the calls at 17:06 GMT and a ba...

Man arrested over guest house fire in Worcester

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  • January 3, 2013
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life after a fire at a guest house. The fire broke out in a first floor bedroom at City Guest House in Barbourne Road, Worcester, just before 23:30 GMT on Wednesday. The 31-year-ol...

Guernsey Fire and Rescue vehicle damaged in collision

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  • January 3, 2013
A Guernsey Fire and Rescue vehicle has been damaged in a collision with a car in St Peter Port. Guernsey police said they would be investigating the incident at the junction of Brock Road and Doyle Road. A spokesperson for the Fire and Rescue Service...

Northamptonshire crash deaths double in 2012

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  • January 3, 2013
The number of people killed on Northamptonshire's roads last year was almost double the number recorded in 2011, figures have shown. In 2012, 36 people died compared to 19 in 2011, which is the first rise in seven years, the county council said. Bren...

Fire destroys Langdon Hills Triangle shopping parade

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  • January 3, 2013
Four shops have been destroyed in a "devastating" fire at a shopping parade involving a series of small explosions. The fire at The Triangle in Langdon Hills, Basildon, which included a hair salon and convenience store, started just before 14:00 GMT....

Change to Jersey law on fire certificates for homes

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  • January 3, 2013
Jersey property owners who have converted their buildings into flats or bedsits may have to have them inspected by fire safety officers. A law change means more rented properties in which multiple people live will need a fire certificate. Martyn Magu...

Man trapped under recovery vehicle in Gloucestershire

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  • January 3, 2013
A recovery vehicle driver has been rescued after getting trapped under the wheels of his truck in Gloucestershire. Police were called to the driver, who became trapped on the A4136 at Edge End near Coleford, at 01:30 GMT. The man was taken to hospita...

13 deaths in Northern Ireland house fires in 2012

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  • January 3, 2013
Thirteen people died in house fires in Northern Ireland during 2012, the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service has revealed. The figure was up slightly from the previous year, when 10 people were killed. Kevin O'Neill, fire service group commander...

Winchester man charged with arson attacks

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  • January 3, 2013
A man has been charged following a spate of fires in Winchester. Fires started at a restaurant, clothing shop and Winchester Cathedral's historic deanery on Tuesday. Sean Clements, 47, of Jewry Street, Winchester was charged with three counts of arso...

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