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Woman's body found after Woodstock house fire

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  • January 4, 2014
The body of a woman in her 70s has been found following a search at a house that was partially destroyed by fire in Oxfordshire. The blaze at the property on Green Lane, in Woodstock, started at about 01:15 GMT. Firefighters were unable to search the...

Woman injured in Newcastle-under-Lyme house fire

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  • January 4, 2014
A woman has been taken to hospital with serious burns to her leg after a fire in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. It happened just before midday at a property on Freehold Street. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue said they believed it started in the ...

Glasgow pub 'deliberately set on fire'

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  • January 4, 2014
Police are investigating after a pub was deliberately set on fire in the Darnley area of Glasgow in the early hours of the morning. Fire crews were called to the Hazelwood Bar in Nitshill Road at about 02:30. The building was empty at the time, and n...

Trapped man rescued after Aldi store cardboard 'crush'

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  • January 4, 2014
A man has been rescued after his leg was "crushed" under two tonnes of cardboard at an Oxfordshire supermarket, the fire service said. Crews rescued the 32-year-old from the Aldi store in Botley Road, Oxford at about 21:00 GMT on Friday. He became tr...

Surrey school fire destroys swimming pool complex

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  • January 4, 2014
About 50 firefighters have tackled a blaze at a school in Surrey. A swimming pool complex was destroyed in the fire at the City of London Freemen's School in Ashtead Park, Surrey Fire and Rescue said. No-one was hurt in the blaze, which started at ab...

Unconscious woman pulled from Southampton flat fire

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  • January 4, 2014
An unconscious woman has been pulled from a flat fire during what firefighters have described as a "dramatic rescue" in Southampton. Fourteen firefighters tackled the blaze at Landguard Road in Shirley, which started at about 19:30 GMT on Friday. The...

Oxford Canal boat: Man and dog found dead

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  • January 4, 2014
A man and his dog have been found dead on a canal boat in Oxfordshire in what is believed to have been an accident. Firefighters called to the Oxford Canal at Banbury used breathing apparatus and gas monitors after paramedics requested assistance. No...

Cornish Pirates rugby fire: Man held over arson

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  • January 4, 2014
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at the Cornish Pirates rugby ground. The alarm was raised just before 20:00 GMT and a large marquee was well alight when crews arrived at the Mennaye Field in Penzance. Cornwall Fire and Resc...

Aylesbury flats cleared after lightning strike

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  • January 4, 2014
Four families have been evacuated from a block of flats after it was damaged by a lightning strike. A cordon was set up in Cockton Road, Aylesbury, after lightning hit the building and caused structural damage. The fire service, which sent one crew, ...

Two killed in Donegal house fire

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  • January 4, 2014
Two women have died in a house fire in Letterkenny, County Donegal. One woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The second woman was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital in a critical condition, but has since died. Irish state broadcaster RTÉ has r...

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