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Environment Agency takes over Swindon recycling centre fire clean up

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  • August 17, 2014
The Environment Agency has said it will take over the clean up operation at a recycling site in Swindon, which has been on fire for nearly a month. Averies in Marshgate, was ordered to remove 3,000 tonnes of waste in order for the fire to be finally ...

Drogheda house fire: Woman in 70s in 'serious' condition

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  • August 17, 2014
A woman in her 70s is believed to be in a serious condition in hospital after a house fire in Drogheda, County Louth. It is understood the woman was asleep when the blaze broke out at her home on the Cord Road at about 01:00 BST on Saturday. A man in...

Teenagers 'tried to set boy on fire' in Ardoyne

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  • August 17, 2014
A mother has claimed a gang of teenagers tried to set her 13-year-old son on fire in north Belfast. Adele Russell told the Belfast Telegraph the gang poured "flammable liquid" on his back and set it alight, while filming the attack. She said it hap...

Four treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

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  • August 17, 2014
Four people were taken to hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation after a house fire at Llanfyllin, Powys. Mid and West Wales Fire Service sent crews from Welshpool and Llanfyllin to deal with the blaze which came from a kitchen cooker shortly be...

Man rescued from flat fire in Pontypool, Torfaen

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  • August 17, 2014
A man has been rescued from a fire at a town centre flat in Torfaen. Fifty firefighters were called to the blaze in Commercial Street, Pontypool, at about 01:15 BST on Friday. The rescued man was treated for the effects of smoke and a search confirme...

Sign improvements to A31 follow Jade Clark death

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  • August 17, 2014
A stretch of road where a 16-year-old moped driver was mowed down and killed is to be given improved signage. Jade Clark was hit by Brian Hampton on the A31 near Ringwood on 24 February 2013. She died from "catastrophic head injuries" when she was th...

Fire breaks out at Swansea university campus

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  • August 17, 2014
Fire crews have tackled a blaze which broke out in a building under construction at Swansea University. The fire started at the site in Fabian Way. Mid and West Wales Fire Service was called at around 10:45 BST and quickly dealt with the incident. Ar...

Fire breaks out at garage in Pangbourne

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  • August 17, 2014
A large blaze has broken out at a property in Pangbourne. The fire started at about 17:45 BST in a car mechanics garage in Bourne Road. Nearby residents were evacuated from their homes and roads were shut. Eyewitness David Stevens said when he looked...

Trust vows 'never again' after patient Paul Hill catches fire

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  • August 17, 2014
A hospital where a patient's stomach caught fire during an operation has promised it will never happen again. An alcohol-based skin steriliser was ignited by an electrical instrument which generates heat while Paul Hill was under general anaesthetic ...

Tipton flat fire forces couple to jump from window

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  • August 17, 2014
A man and a woman jumped from the window of their second floor flat to escape a fire. The man, believed to be in his 30s, suffered serious leg injuries in the 20ft (6m) fall at the property in Tipton, West Midlands. The woman needed treatment for the...

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