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Large fire tackled at Vale Business Park, Llandow

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  • November 26, 2013
About 60 firefighters are tackling a large blaze at an industrial estate in the Vale of Glamorgan, the second outbreak in less than a month. Eight pumps, four water bowsers and other appliances are being used in the operation at the Vale Business Par...

China Qingdao oil pipe blasts: Nine arrested

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  • November 26, 2013
Police in China have arrested nine people in relation to explosions that killed 55 people, state media report. The blasts in the eastern city of Qingdao took place on Friday, after a leaking oil pipeline owned by oil refiner Sinopec caught fire. Seve...

Rhyl house blast couple's 'lucky escape'

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  • November 26, 2013
An elderly couple had an "extremely lucky escape" after a cigarette caused an explosion of pressurised oxygen cylinders in their Denbighshire home. They escaped unhurt from the bedroom fire in Rhyl on Monday after 05:30 GMT. But the oxygen line conne...

Wigan fireman jailed for car blaze insurance fraud

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  • November 26, 2013
A former firefighter, commended for saving a life, has been jailed for five years over an insurance fraud. Anthony Murray, 43, of Orrell, Wigan, earlier admitted torching his BMW behind Skelmersdale fire station where he was the watch manager. He was...

Four rescued after suspicious fire in Perth High Street

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  • November 26, 2013
Three men and a woman have been rescued from the roof of a block of flats after a blaze in Perth High Street. Police said two of the four were treated at Perth Royal Infirmary before being discharged. The fire was reported at about 05:21 on Monday an...

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