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Police commissioners running fire services 'should be debated'

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  • June 19, 2013
Proposals that police commissioners should run fire and ambulance services should be looked at, the commissioner for Devon and Cornwall has said. Home Office Minister Damian Green told a committee such a move should be considered as it was a "sensibl...

Andrew Simon death: Man released without charge

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  • June 19, 2013
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering a father of three killed in a Hartlepool house fire has been released without charge. The 35-year-old was held over the death of Andrew Simon, 44, in Dent Street on 11 June. Det Supt Peter McPhillips said poli...

Gloucester mosque arson attack: Two men charged

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  • June 19, 2013
Two men have been charged with plotting to set fire to a mosque in Gloucester. Petrol was poured around the door of the Masjid-E-Noor mosque on Ryecroft Street and set on fire in the attack shortly before 01:00 BST on Tuesday. Clive Ceronne, 37, of R...

Cambridgeshire fire service 'cannot make further cuts'

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  • June 19, 2013
Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service cannot make further cutbacks without frontline work being affected, its new authority chairman has warned. Sir Peter Brown of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fire Authority said the county's predicted population...

Boris Johnson stands by London fire station closure plans

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  • June 19, 2013
Proposed cuts to London's fire service will go ahead, as long as they do not compromise safety, the mayor has said. Boris Johnson made the assertion during Mayor's Question Time at which dozens of firefighters objected to the plans. London Fire Briga...

Baschurch fire station closure option opposed

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  • June 19, 2013
People in a Shropshire village have launched a campaign to save its fire station. Residents fear Baschurch station could be closed as part of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service budget cuts. Campaigner Paul Ridgley said crews at Shrewsbury and Oswestr...

Large fire at Walkabout bar in Blackpool leaves staff homeless

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  • June 19, 2013
A large fire at a bar in Blackpool has left 12 live-in staff homeless. Up to 90 firefighters worked for several hours to control the fire at Walkabout on Queen Street, which started at about 05:30 BST. Walkabout spokesman Matt de Leon said staff had ...

Trimleys: Memorial Hall fire follows Three Mariners blaze

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  • June 19, 2013
A public hall has been severely damaged by fire in a village near Felixstowe - the second major blaze in the area in as many days. Memorial Hall, Trimley St Martin has been described as "a complete burnout" as a result of the fire, which broke out at...

A1 closed near Newark after fatal fire crash

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  • June 19, 2013
Two people have been killed in a road crash which closed a main route through the East Midlands. The collision happened on the A1 at Claypole, south of Newark, on the border of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire at about 05:30 BST. A lorry and a van ca...

Nottinghamshire Fire Service proposes more cuts

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  • June 19, 2013
Two fire engines could be cut from Nottinghamshire Fire Service in a bid to save £700,000 a year, under plans by the fire service authority. Engines at West Bridgford and Arnold would be shelved and some employees re-deployed under the proposals. Th...

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