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Investigation to begin in Bath nightclub after fire

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  • March 8, 2014
Firefighters have confirmed no-one was inside a Bath nightclub where a fire broke out on Saturday morning. The blaze occurred at Moles in George Street, part of which also serves as a musicians' recording studio. Avon Fire and Rescue Group Manager Ru...

Cleveland Fire Brigade to cut 114 firefighters

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  • March 8, 2014
Cleveland Fire Brigade is to axe 114 firefighters as part of a package of cuts to save almost £6m. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) said the move, which also includes the closure of a fire station in Middlesbrough, would put lives at risk. The brigad...

Windsor's full-time fire station to open by year's end

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  • March 8, 2014
A round-the-clock fire station in Windsor will open by the end of the year after a seven-year battle to retain night-time cover in the town. The local fire authority originally wanted to maintain cover at night from pumps based at nearby Slough. But ...

Man, 91, dies in Ballygawley house fire

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  • March 8, 2014
A 91-year-old man has been found dead following a fire in County Tyrone. Police were called to the house in Knock Crescent, Ballygawley, just before 13:00 GMT on Thursday. The fire started in the living room of the house but had burnt itself out by t...

Fire destroys flats in Isle of Wight

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  • March 8, 2014
A fire has destroyed flats in a converted house on the Isle of Wight. The blaze in Puckaster Lane, Niton, started at about 17:00 GMT on Wednesday. Six of the seven flats in the property were completely destroyed. Crews worked overnight to put out the...

Wellingborough disused hotel fire: Man bailed after Steven Chennell death

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  • March 8, 2014
A man, arrested on suspicion of murdering a rough-sleeper who died after a fire at a disused hotel, has been bailed. Northamptonshire Police said Steven Chennell, 48, was found injured in the building on Midland Road, Wellingborough on Tuesday night....

Tassagh: Smith brothers jailed for double manslaughter

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  • March 8, 2014
Four brothers have been jailed for up to 11 years each for killing a couple in a fire at the remote cottage they shared in County Armagh. Niall, Martin, Christopher and Stephen Smith killed Thomas O'Hare and Lisa McClatchey at the couple's home near ...

Two dead after overnight house fire in County Galway

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  • March 8, 2014
Two people have been found dead after a house fire in the Republic of Ireland. The blaze, at a block of flats on Railway Road, Gort, was reported to the emergency services at 02:50 GMT. The body of a 38-year-old man and a second body, believed to be ...

Stockwell fire blamed on bird carrying lit cigarette

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  • March 8, 2014
A bird carrying a lit cigarette to its nest has been blamed for starting a fire in a building in south London. London Fire Brigade investigators believe a bird took the smouldering butt to its nest on the roof of the building in Landor Road, Stockwel...

Arson attack at Quinn Glass Factory in Derrylin

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  • March 8, 2014
There has been another arson attack at a business in County Fermanagh formerly owned by ex-billionaire Séan Quinn. Firefighters were called to Quinns Glass Factory on Ballyconnell Road, Derrylin, at 22:05 GMT on Wednesday after a generator was set a...

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