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Southampton block of flats evacuated during fire

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  • July 15, 2013
A blocks of flats in Southampton has been evacuated after a fire broke out. About 30 firefighters were called to Rosida Gardens in Hill Lane after the blaze started in a first floor flat and spread to the flat above. Hampshire Fire and Rescue service...

Seven treated after farmhouse fire in Minera, Wrexham

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  • July 15, 2013
An investigation is under way after a fire destroyed a farmhouse in Minera, Wrexham, and left a seven people needing treatment for smoke inhalation. Those inside managed to escape when they alerted the fire service at about 23:00 BST on Sunday. North...

Sheffield plastics factory fire: Crews may be at scene for days

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  • July 15, 2013
Crews may have to remain at the scene of a huge factory fire in Sheffield for several days, the fire service has said. The blaze destroyed a building containing about 20 tonnes of plastic at the Sheffield Reclaim Ltd plant in Attercliffe on Sunday af...

Helicopter water bombs wild fire in Strathspey

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  • July 15, 2013
A helicopter has been dropping water on a wild fire in Strathspey. Firefighters were alerted to the blaze between Laggan and Dalwhinnie at about 13:00 on Sunday. Crews from Grantown, Spean Bridge, Newtonmore, Carrbridge, Cromarty, Kingussie and Fort ...

Manchester firefighter death: Cigarette may have caused blaze

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  • July 15, 2013
A discarded cigarette may have caused a blaze that killed a firefighter in Manchester, the BBC understands. Stephen Hunt, a 38-year-old father-of-two, died while tackling the fire at Paul's Hair World in Oldham Street on Saturday afternoon. It was th...

Bodmin fire: Man arrested on suspicion of arson

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  • July 15, 2013
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to danger life after a fire at a bungalow in Cornwall. Two women, who were inside the property in St George's Crescent, in Bodmin, were taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital following the blaze...

Portsmouth couple and dogs rescued from house blaze

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  • July 15, 2013
A couple and their two dogs were rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke out in their Hampshire home. A dozen firefighters were called to tackle the blaze, which is believed to have started when a dehumidifier caught fire in the living room. The ...

Fire crews tackle Sheffield plastics factory blaze

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  • July 15, 2013
Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a plastics factory in Sheffield. Ten fire appliances and about 50 firefighters are at the scene on Foley Street, in the Attercliffe area of the city after being called at 14:30 BST. A spokesperson for South ...

Residents evacuated from Bow flats amid high-rise blaze

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  • July 15, 2013
About 200 people were evacuated from a high rise block of flats in east London after a fire broke out. Around 80 firefighters attended the scene at Dorrington Point on Bromley High Street in Bow at 13:20 BST. A spokesman for London Ambulance Service ...

Manchester fire: Two teens arrested after firefighter dies

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  • July 15, 2013
Two 15-year-old girls have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a firefighter was killed tackling a blaze in Manchester. Stephen Hunt was among 60 firefighters called to the fire in the store-room of Paul's Hair World in Oldham Street. A ...

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