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Jade Clark's family appeal over A31 'hit-and-run' death

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  • March 4, 2013
The mother of a 16-year-old girl killed in a suspected hit-and-run in Dorset has made a public appeal for help. Jade Clark died when her moped was involved in a collision on the A31 at Ringwood at 20:23 GMT on 24 February. Sharon Clark appealed to th...

Derby death blaze trial told the fire 'would have roared'

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  • March 4, 2013
The fire in a Derby house which left six children dead would have "roared" as it ripped through the family home, a court was told. Fire investigator Mat Lee told the trial of Mick and Mairead Philpott and friend Paul Mosley the blaze was started in t...

Man dies in Restalrig Road flats fire in Edinburgh

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  • March 4, 2013
A 37-year-old man has died following a fire at a block of flats in Edinburgh. A 64-year-old man was taken to hospital, suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke, following the blaze in Restalrig Road just before 04:00. The 37-year-old was pron...

Freckleton fire: Dyson Allen pleads not guilty to murder

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  • March 4, 2013
A teenager has pleaded not guilty to the murder of four siblings who died in a house fire in Lancashire. Dyson Allen, 19, of no fixed address, was remanded in custody at Preston Crown Court to face trial on 4 June. He is charged with the murder of Re...

Grays terrace fire: man charged with arson

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  • March 4, 2013
A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fire that caused more than £210,000 of damage to a row of houses in Essex. The fire broke out in the terrace in London Road, Grays, the early hours of Saturday. Danny Fisher, of no fixed addres...

Hertfordshire man found dead in burning bungalow had stab wounds

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  • March 4, 2013
A man found dead in a burning bungalow in Hertfordshire had died of head and neck injuries and stab wounds to the chest, police said. Thomas Baird, 63, was found by officers who were called to the fire at Westerdale in Hemel Hempstead in the early ho...

London fire station closure public consultation begins

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  • March 4, 2013
Members of the public have been asked for their views on plans to close 12 London fire stations. Ron Dobson, London Fire Brigade commissioner, proposes making savings of nearly £29m over two years by also cutting 520 jobs and removing 18 fire engine...

Black Saturday bushfire case opens in Australia

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  • March 4, 2013
Survivors of one of the biggest bushfires in Australian history are suing a power company for negligence. The case centres on the most deadly blaze on Black Saturday, on 7 February 2009, when wildfires swept across several areas in the state of Victo...

Essex man arrested for arson over homes blaze

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  • March 4, 2013
A man remains in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of arson when a fire damaged four homes in Essex. The fire broke out in a terrace on London Road, Grays, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Eighteen people were led to safety, including...

Restaurant in City Road, Cardiff, damaged in overnight fire

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  • March 4, 2013
Part of a city restaurant has been severely damaged by a blaze in the early hours of Sunday. The fire affected the first floor of the premises on City Road in Cardiff and was being investigated, said South Wales Fire and Rescue Service. There were no...

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