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Service held for Bradford City fire victims

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  • May 11, 2014
A memorial service is being held to mark the 29th anniversary of the Bradford City football stadium fire, in which 56 people died. The fire broke out during a match between Bradford and Lincoln at the Valley Parade stadium on 11 May 1985. The fire is...

Woman's murder arrest over flat fire in Ynysybwl

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  • May 11, 2014
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 46-year-old man died following a flat fire. The man died in hospital after the fire in Ynysybwl, Rhondda Cynon Taf, at about 20:25 BST on Friday. A 28-year-old woman was also taken to hospital,...

At least two die in Virginia hot air balloon crash

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  • May 11, 2014
At least two people have died after a hot air balloon hit a power line and burst into flames in front of a horrified US crowd. The bodies were found after Friday's accident in Richmond, Virginia. Two passengers jumped or fell from the gondola as the ...

Middlesbrough man dies in house fire in early hours

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  • May 11, 2014
A man aged in his 60s was killed in a house fire in the early hours. The blaze, at a property on Acton Street, Middlesbrough, was reported at about 01:00 BST. The man, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Cleveland Polic...

Burnley warehouse fire involving 600 tons of recycling waste

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  • May 11, 2014
More than 40 firefighters have been tackling a fire at a warehouse in Burnley. The fire involved 600 tons of refuse inside a recycling building, said Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. Crews were called to the two-storey building on Accrington Road ...

Man and woman in hospital after flat fire in Ynysybwl

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  • May 11, 2014
A man and a woman have been taken to hospital following a ground floor flat fire in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Three fire crews were called to the property in Ynysybwl, near Pontypridd, at 20:29 BST on Friday. A spokesman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said...

Longreach mental health unit closed in safety alert

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  • May 11, 2014
An adult mental health unit has been closed temporarily after it was discovered there was no fireproofing in the roof space. All 26 patients at Longreach Mental Health Unit in Redruth have been found alternative care, either at Bodmin Hospital, out o...

'Father killed' family in burned Florida home

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  • May 11, 2014
Police say a family found dead in a burned Florida home were shot and killed by their father, who set the house alight before killing himself. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Col Donna Lusczynski said investigators were looking to determine a motive. T...

Man, 62, dies following flat fire in Edinburgh

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  • May 11, 2014
A man has died after being injured in a flat fire in Edinburgh. The 62-year-old was found unconscious by firefighters inside the ground floor property in Wester Hailes Park at about 13:30 on Thursday. He was taken to the city's Royal Infirmary suffer...

Human remains found at Crovie fire cottage

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  • May 11, 2014
Human remains have been found at a cottage in Aberdeenshire which was destroyed by fire. The blaze broke out at the property in Crovie at about 19:15 on Tuesday. A search was being carried out for the cottage's owner - named locally as retired teache...

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