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Inquest opens into double fire death in Llanrwst flat

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  • October 26, 2014
An inquest into the deaths of two men who died in a blaze at a flat has been opened. Bernard Hender, 19, and Douglas McTavish, 39, died in the fire at the flat in Ancaster Square, Llanrwst, in the early hours of 10 October.  At a hearing in Ruthin, ...

Three rescued from Gosport house fire

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  • October 26, 2014
A woman and two children have been rescued from a house fire in Gosport. The blaze, which was blocking the front door of the semi-detached house, in The Crossways off Forton Road, started shortly after 04:00 BST. Firefighters had to pitch ladders at ...

Fire in Cardiff's famous 'Chip Alley'

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  • October 26, 2014
People on a night out in Cardiff were kept away from one of its most famous streets as fire fighters dealt with a chip shop fire. Police cordoned off part of Caroline Street - also known as Chip Alley - as fire crews put out the blaze, which started ...

Crathorne Hall fire 'started by dead flies'

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  • October 26, 2014
Dead flies were the most likely cause of a fire at a Grade II-listed hotel, the fire service has said. Crathorne Hall in Yarm was badly damaged by the blaze on 1 October, which started in the roof space of the east wing. An investigation by North Yor...

Man in hospital after kitchen fire at Dennistoun flat

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  • October 26, 2014
A man has been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a flat in Glasgow east end. Crews were called to the four-storey block in Walter Street, Dennistoun, at 17:55 on Thursday. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished...

Father and son killed in Penistone house fire

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  • October 26, 2014
A nine-year-old boy and his father have been killed in a suspicious house fire in South Yorkshire. Darren Sykes, 44, and his son Paul were found in the property in Penistone, near Barnsley, on Wednesday evening.  A second boy rescued from the house ...

University of East Anglia chemistry lab fire: Tests now under way

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  • October 26, 2014
Tests are being undertaken at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich to ensure there is "no leakage" of chemicals after a laboratory fire. Hundreds of people were evacuated from the campus building when firefighters were called to the third f...

Three boys arrested over huge Sleaford straw blaze

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  • October 26, 2014
Three boys have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire destroyed thousands of bales of straw near Sleaford in Lincolnshire. The 24,000 straw bales were being stored for use at a nearby straw-fired power plant.  Fire engines remain at the s...

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