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Firefighters tackle blaze above Bishopbriggs bank

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  • March 17, 2013
Firefighters have tackled a substantial blaze in a lawyers office above a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland in East Dunbartonshire. The fire in Kenmure Avenue, Bishopbriggs, was well alight when appliances from Strathclyde Fire and Rescue attended...

Boy, 14, arrested over Reading flats 'arson'

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  • March 17, 2013
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of starting a fire at a block of flats in Berkshire, which led to the evacuation of the building. Police believe a pushchair was set alight on the ground floor of Kielder Court in Hexham Road, Reading....

Woman dies in Edinburgh flat fire

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  • March 17, 2013
A woman has died in an early morning fire at a top-floor flat in the east end of Edinburgh. The fire service were called to the flat in Albion Gardens, close to Hibernian FC's Easter Road Stadium, at about 07:30. The fire has now been put out, but fi...

Appeal over 'suspicious' house fire

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  • March 17, 2013
Police have made an appeal for information over a suspicious house fire in Caithness on Friday night. The blaze broke out at an address in Bremner's Walk in Wick at about 22:00. There was nobody in the property at the time, but "significant damage" w...

House and heating oil tank on fire in Cumbria

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  • March 17, 2013
A house and an oil tank are on fire in Cumbria. Firefighters and police were called at about 07:45 GMT by the owner of a property on the access road into Whinfell Forest on the A66. On arrival, fire crews found a detached house and an oil tank, holdi...

Firefighters trail hails crew who died on duty

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  • March 17, 2013
Firefighters who died in the line of duty have been honoured by a special city-wide memorial. The Firefighters' Heritage Trail in Glasgow is a series of 12 commemorative stones placed at the sites of fires where crew lost their lives. Strathclyde Fir...

Fire crews tackle Blackburn car wash blaze

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  • March 17, 2013
About 30 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a garage and car wash in Blackburn town centre. The fire broke out in a two-storey building on Lower Hollin Bank Street in the Mill Hill area of the town at about 08:40 GMT. Lancashire Fire and R...

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