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Woman escapes from fire in house in Towyn, near Rhyl

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  • April 9, 2014
A woman was injured in a house fire early in Towyn, near Rhyl, on Wednesday. Emergency services were called at 02:20 BST to the house on Bryn Road. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the woman managed to escape and was taken to hospital sufferi...

Selsey Academy evacuated after chemical leak

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  • April 9, 2014
A member of staff has been taken to hospital after a chemical leak in the science block of a West Sussex school. Police said the man was taken for a check-up after being affected by fumes at Selsey Academy. Other staff were evacuated from the school ...

Edinburgh Napier's Merchiston campus to reopen after fire and dust explosion

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  • April 9, 2014
Edinburgh Napier's Merchiston campus is set to reopen on Wednesday after a fire and "dust explosion" forced hundreds of students to be evacuated. About 40 firefighters were called to the blaze at 10:30 on Tuesday. Overheating woodwork equipment start...

Arsonists on Teesside 'as young as seven'

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  • April 9, 2014
Children as young as seven are deliberately starting fires on Teesside, according to Cleveland Fire Brigade. In 2013, the service dealt with 2,661 arson attacks, which accounted for seven out of every 10 fires. It said at one time many were started b...

Wellingborough industrial estate blaze plant monitoring continues

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  • April 9, 2014
Four days after flames engulfed a recycling plant in Northamptonshire, the fire service is still at the site monitoring potential "hot spots". The blaze at Environmental Storage Solutions on the Leyland Trading Estate, Wellingborough, started at abou...

'Lives at risk' over proposed Battle fire service changes

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  • April 9, 2014
People living in Battle have expressed concerns that proposed changes to the fire service might put lives at risk. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is consulting on four proposals, in a bid to save £7m. One of the options is to downgrade Battle f...

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