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Fire service boss Mark Yates returns back surgery funds

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  • April 3, 2014
A chief fire officer has returned £3,000 of taxpayers' money used to help pay for private surgery. Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue's Mark Yates put the payment towards a £5,090 back operation. It was suggested he should consider resigning bu...

US Navy tests robotic fire-fighters

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  • April 3, 2014
Fire-fighting robots designed to withstand intense heat are to be tested by the US Navy this summer. The Shipboard Autonomous Fire-fighting Robot (SAFFiR) has been built by engineers at Virginia Tech and other US universities. The robots are expected...

Campsfield House immigration centre fire: Man jailed for arson

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  • April 3, 2014
A detainee at an immigration centre in Oxfordshire has been jailed for starting a fire at the facility. Two people were treated in hospital after the blaze at the privately-run Campsfield House site in Kidlington on 18 October. Farid Pardiaz, 25, ple...

Two men found guilty of Michael Griffiths' murder

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  • April 3, 2014
Two men have been found guilty of murdering a jeweller who was tortured in a burglary at his home. The body of 59-year-old Michael Griffiths was found after a fire at the house in Old Glebe, Fernhurst, West Sussex, on 24 January last year. Hove Crown...

Delivery driver saves disabled woman from burning flat

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  • April 3, 2014
A delivery driver rescued a disabled woman from a burning building in Arbroath. Parcelforce driver Brian Provan leapt into action after the fire broke out in a ground-floor flat in Dishlandtown Street. He helped several other residents of the block t...

Gas main fire in Somerset village

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  • April 3, 2014
Firefighters have put out a gas main fire which broke out on a busy road in a Somerset village. The B3227 in Norton Fitzwarren is a commuter route and is a popular way to get to Exmoor National Park. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue firefighters we...

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