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Fire fighters struggle to contain Texas townhouse fire

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  • January 23, 2014
Emergency crews are struggling to contain a massive fire that has engulfed a condominium complex in Dallas, Texas. The blaze started at the Timberleaf Lane Townhomes on Wednesday evening. It is as yet unclear if any injuries have been reported as a ...

West Mercia and Warwickshire 999 control rooms 'could merge'

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  • January 23, 2014
Plans have been revealed to merge police and fire control rooms serving Warwickshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire. West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police have been given £2.4m by the government to look into the project. The forc...

Men rescued from motor cruiser fire off Plymouth

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  • January 23, 2014
Three men were rescued after a motor cruiser caught fire off Plymouth. Three men onboard the boat jumped into the water near Fort Picklecombe, off south-east Cornwall, and were rescued by Ministry of Defence (MoD) police who were patrolling nearby. T...

Leyland school fire: Five youths charged with arson

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  • January 23, 2014
Five youths have been charged with arson after a large fire at a Lancashire school. Sections of St Mary's Catholic Technology College, in Leyland, were demolished after the blaze during the summer holidays last year. At its height, 125 firefighters w...

Electricity tamper arrest after Maryport house fire

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  • January 23, 2014
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and abstracting electricity following a house fire. Cumbria Police and firefighters were called to a house on the corner of Camp Street and Fleming Square in Maryport at about 09:00 GMT. Police said a num...

Fire station and shopping complex plans for Woking

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  • January 23, 2014
Plans have been submitted for a fire station and shopping complex in Surrey, which is expected to create 730 jobs. The two applications, for the western side of Woking town centre, also include a spa and gym in a 21-storey tower and two apartment blo...

Felixstowe fire crew cuts plan for Suffolk Fire Service

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  • January 23, 2014
Plans to get rid of all full-time firefighters in Felixstowe are being put out to public consultation. Suffolk Fire Service has been implementing cuts since 2011 and the latest proposal would mean the station would only have on-call fire crews. The n...

Woman, 74, dies after Greenock house fire

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  • January 23, 2014
A 74-year-old woman has died after house fire in Greenock. The blaze happened at a property in Hillend Place at about 15:45 on Tuesday. Police Scotland said a joint investigation was ongoing into the cause of the fire, but that it did not appear to b...

Jobs set to go as Norfolk County Council saves £69m

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  • January 23, 2014
Plans to cut jobs and services at Norfolk County Council have been put forward as the authority struggles to make about £69m of savings in 2014-15. The £308m budget goes before the council's cabinet on Monday. The council is setting aside £19m in ...

Man arrested over Sherburn-in-Elmet tyre fire

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  • January 23, 2014
A man has been arrested in connection with a huge tyre fire in North Yorkshire. The fire, involving more than 15,000 tonnes of tyres, started on Thursday at the Newgen Recycling Centre in Sherburn-in-Elmet near Leeds. Fire crews are expected to remai...

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