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Three in hospital after house fire rescue in Llandeilo

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  • November 8, 2013
A woman and two children have been rescued and taken to hospital after a house fire in Carmarthenshire. The blaze broke out just after 04:00 GMT in the kitchen of the property in Pentrefelin, Llandeilo, but the cause is still not known. Two firefight...

Tesla shares are hit by a fire involving the Model S

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  • November 8, 2013
Electric car maker Tesla's Model S has suffered its third fire in five weeks. In the latest incident, which took place on Wednesday in Tennessee in the US, a fire broke out in a car after it hit debris on the road. Tesla said the fire did not start s...

Mount Murray hotel occupants safely evacuated in fire

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  • November 8, 2013
Hotel occupants have been safely evacuated from a "major" fire, the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service said. Emergency services were called to the Mount Murray hotel in Santon at about 10:30 GMT. A fire service spokesman said: "Staff and residents a...

Oxford Street fire closes section of road

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  • November 8, 2013
Part of Oxford Street in central London was closed after a fire broke out on the first floor of a building. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said crews were called at 11:00 GMT. A spokesman said 20 firefighters and four fire engines were sent. The fire, in ...

Newhaven perfume factory blaze treated as arson

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  • November 8, 2013
A blaze at a perfume factory in Newhaven is being treated as a suspected arson attack. About 60 firefighters tackled the fire at Quintessence Fragrances industrial unit on the Hawthorne Industrial Estate. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service does not ...

Man rescued as van hangs from bridge in County Londonderry

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  • November 8, 2013
A man has been rescued from a van suspended over a river bridge following a crash near Draperstown, County Londonderry. The van was left hanging six metres above water after a lorry and van were involved in a collision at Altagoan Bridge on the Maghe...

Ewan Williamson death: Fire service faces three charges

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  • November 8, 2013
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is accused of a number of health and safety breaches following the death of a firefighter more than four years ago. Prosecutors brought charges after Ewan Williamson died while tackling a basement blaze at the Bal...

Internet Archive building damaged by fire

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  • November 8, 2013
The non-profit organisation behind the Internet Archive has made a plea for donations following a fire at its building in San Francisco. The group runs the popular Wayback Machine, an archive of 364 billion web pages, designed to show people what sit...

Ten arrests over Carlisle firefighter bonfire attack

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  • November 8, 2013
Ten people have been arrested after stones and fireworks were thrown at emergency services staff in Carlisle. Police officers and firefighters came under attack on Tuesday while dismantling a bonfire built around a shelter on Dowbeck Road. No-one was...

Fire at industrial site in Upper Edmonton

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  • November 8, 2013
Up to 100 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at an industrial estate in north London. London Fire Brigade, which was called just after 03:00 GMT, said a fire broke out in row of industrial units in Advent Way, Upper Edmonton. Fifteen fire engine...

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