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Tassagh fire deaths: Trial hears about horrific injuries

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  • November 11, 2013
A murder trial has been hearing details of the horrific injuries suffered by a woman whose County Armagh home was set on fire. Thomas O'Hare and Lisa McClatchey, 21, died after their house near Tassagh was set alight in November 2006. Four brothers, ...

Kent firefighters tackle 10-vehicle blaze

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  • November 11, 2013
Firefighters have tackled a blaze involving 10 vehicles at a car breakers yard in Dartford. About 30 firefighters from Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to Watling Street in Bean at about 13:40 GMT. A fire service spokesman said crews had made...

Norfolk's County Hall upgrade costs £10m more after surveys

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  • November 11, 2013
The cost of refurbishing County Hall, home of Norfolk County Council, has risen by nearly £10m to £31.92m - a 43% increase since the July 2012 estimate. Surveys of the 50-year-old building have revealed that more essential work and increased fire s...

Warning over Mid and West Fire Service cuts

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  • November 11, 2013
The public's safety could be at risk if some fire stations in mid and west Wales close and full-time firefighters are replaced by on-call crews, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has warned. Mid and West Fire Service needs to save £2.6m in the next fina...

Wirral house fire: Woman found dead in lounge

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  • November 11, 2013
A woman's body has been found following a house fire in Merseyside. Firefighters found the victim after they extinguished the fire in the lounge of the property in Village Road, Higher Bebington, Wirral, on Sunday. Fire crews were called at about 17:...

Stokesley rubbish fire 'stay indoors' warning

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  • November 11, 2013
People living near the scene of a large rubbish fire in North Yorkshire have been urged to stay indoors and keep their windows closed because of smoke. Fire crews spent the night tackling the fire at Tame Bridge, Stokesley, which started at 21:00 GMT...

Building fire kills four in Indian city of Mumbai

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  • November 11, 2013
Four people have died and eight others were injured in a fire at a building in a suburb of the western Indian city of Mumbai, media reports say. Rescue workers evacuated the remaining residents of the building in Vikhroli that caught fire early on Mo...

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