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Prestatyn fire: Melanie Smith accused of murdering five family members

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  • April 10, 2013
A neighbour has been accused of killing five members of the same family by deliberately starting a fire in a row over a pushchair. Melanie Smith, 43, denies murdering the two adults and three young children in the blaze at a flat in Prestatyn, Denbig...

Botanic fire 'started deliberately'

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  • April 10, 2013
A fire that "extensively damaged" three houses in south Belfast was started maliciously, police have said. The roof of the derelict house has been left gutted and the fire also spread to two other unoccupied houses in the same terrace. There are no r...

Cigarettes 'may have caused' Copthorne fatal house fire

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  • April 10, 2013
A house fire which killed a man and a woman in Copthorne is believed to have been started by cigarettes, the fire service said. The body of an 83-year-old woman was found in The Lodge at Great Finches Farm, Snow Hill, by West Sussex Fire and Rescue S...

Honiton fire families remember 'beautiful babies'

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  • April 10, 2013
The family of a toddler and his teenage sister who were killed in a house fire in Devon said they have lost two of their "beautiful babies". Harvey Bennellick, three, his sister Rosie, 17, and her boyfriend Andrew Gunn, 18, were all in the house in H...

Teenage boy rescued from sinking sand outside Derry

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  • April 10, 2013
A teenage boy has been rescued after he became stuck up to his waist in sinking sand and mud outside Londonderry. The boy, thought to be 14, got into difficulties at Moy Road, Cullion, between Derry and Strabane, at about 20:00 BST on Tuesday. Neighb...

Heysham Moss bog fire is 'blow to conservation'

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  • April 10, 2013
A fire at a nature reserve has been described as a "significant blow" to restoration work on the north Lancashire site. Heysham Moss is a peat bog which is home to a wide range of plants and animals. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust said it could take "...

Fareham fire: Elderly lady shuts door on burning kitchen

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  • April 10, 2013
An elderly woman with mobility issues was advised to shut the door on a fire until her rescuers arrived. The 83-year-old woman rang for help on Sunday, but could not leave her house as flames spread across her kitchen. Station manager Rob Cole said: ...

Ewan Williamson: Fire service faces prosecution over firefighter's death

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  • April 10, 2013
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is to face prosecution in connection with the death of Edinburgh fire fighter Ewan Williamson. The 35-year-old was killed while tackling a fire in the Balmoral Bar on Dalry Road on 12 July 2009. The Crown Office s...

Firefighters tackle blaze at Stirling Superglass factory

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  • April 10, 2013
Emergency crews have tackled a fire which started near an insulation factory in Stirling in the early hours. Firefighters were called to the Superglass plant on Kerse Road in the Thistle Industrial Estate just after 01:30. A fire service spokesman sa...

Carlton fatal fire caused by electrical fault

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  • April 10, 2013
A house fire which killed an elderly couple on Teesside was caused by an electrical fault, Cleveland Fire Brigade said. William Volume, 88, and his wife Eileen, 89, died in the blaze at a house in Thorpe Road, Carlton, near Stockton on 4 April. Post-...

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