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Nine rescued from Glasgow tenement fire

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  • March 11, 2013
Nine people have been rescued after a fire broke out in a tenement building in the west end of Glasgow. The blaze started in the Crow Road flats at 02:21 and was "well developed" by the time firefighters arrived. Four people were rescued from the upp...

Shetland ponies killed in Whitby stable fire

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  • March 11, 2013
Two Shetland ponies and a horse have died in a fire that destroyed their stable. North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service said it was called to the blaze, on Hawsker Lane near Whitby, at 20:15 GMT on Sunday. A spokesman for the service said crews ha...

Pair rescued from Runcorn house after arson attack

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  • March 11, 2013
A man and a woman were rescued from a fire at a house in Cheshire following a suspected arson attack, a fire service spokesman said. Firefighters were called to the blaze on The Uplands, Runcorn, at about 03:00 GMT. Fire crews said the fire had start...

'Mother and children' die in German house blaze

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  • March 11, 2013
A fire has swept through an apartment building in the town of Backnang in southern Germany, killing eight people, police say. Initial reports point to the dead being a mother and her seven children. Four people were rescued from a balcony. The buildi...

Witton Castle caravan fire death 'not suspicious'

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  • March 11, 2013
Police have said they are not treating the cause of a fatal caravan fire in County Durham as suspicious. A man's body was found in the wreckage of the static caravan at Witton Castle country park, near Bishop Auckland, following the blaze early on Fr...

Bodmin barn damaged by roof fire

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  • March 11, 2013
Dozens of firefighters were called to a blaze in a converted two-storey barn in Cornwall. The fire broke out in the roof of the barn, which had been converted into a home, at Trevissick, Bodmin, at about 14:50 GMT on Saturday. Two initial fire applia...

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