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Birmingham house fire: Woman in her fifties dies

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  • April 1, 2013
A woman in her fifties has died in a fire at a house in Birmingham. The woman died at the scene of the fire on Regent Road, in Handsworth, West Midlands Fire Service said. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called at 15:00 BST on Monday. A fire se...

Deadly pile-up in southern Virginia

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  • April 1, 2013
At least three people have been killed and 25 injured in a pile-up involving almost 100 vehicles in the US state of Virginia, police say. They said there were 17 separate crashes within a distance of one mile (1.6km) on Interstate 77 near the base of...

Dorset thatched roof blaze guts two homes

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  • April 1, 2013
About 50 firefighters tackled a blaze which destroyed two thatched cottages in Dorset. Ten fire engines were called to the fire at Littlebredy between Bridport and Dorchester at 16:15 BST yesterday. The blaze destroyed the roofs of two semi-detached ...

Pleasley mother and son rescued from fire

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  • April 1, 2013
A mother and her 15-year-old son have been rescued from a house fire in Nottinghamshire. Firefighters forced their way into the property on Bagshaw Street, Pleasley, at about 02:30 BST, and rescued the pair from the ground floor. The fire started in ...

Six injured as bus hits East Kilbride phone box

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  • April 1, 2013
Six people have been injured after a bus crashed into a telephone box in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire. Firefighters rescued the driver after using cutting equipment to free him from the vehicle. He was taken to Hairmyres Hospital to be treated fo...

Friend tells of Dorset pig farmer's devastation after blaze

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  • April 1, 2013
A close friend of a Dorset farmer who lost 975 pigs in a blaze has told how the ordeal has left the family "devastated." Jonathan French said friend Jeremy Barber spent about 40 years building up his pedigree pig breeding business at Seaborough Manor...

Oxford bike shop blaze tackled by more than 50 firefighters

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  • April 1, 2013
More than 50 firefighters tackled a blaze at an Oxfordshire bike shop. The roof collapsed at the three-storey terraced Cycle King shop in Cowley Road, Oxford, after the blaze broke out at about 07:40 BST. The cause of the fire is not yet known but po...

Lincolnshire firefighters warn over chimney fires

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  • April 1, 2013
Firefighters in Lincolnshire have urged people to check their chimneys after tackling eight fires in a 48-hour period. Debbie Robinson, deputy community safety manager at Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, said all the fires could have been avoided. She a...

Dorset coastguard mud warning after man gets stuck

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  • April 1, 2013
A man has been rescued after getting stuck up to his waist in mud in Dorset. A member of the public raised the alarm after spotting that the man in his 20s had become trapped near Lulworth Cove. Lulworth Coastguard, the RNLI and Dorset Fire crews wer...

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