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Five hurt in Swindon house fire

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  • July 18, 2015
Two adults and three children are being treated in hospital after a house fire in Swindon. One was taken to the burns unit at Southmead Hospital in Bristol while the others were taken to the Great Western Hospital in Swindon. Four fire engines were c...

California fire: Drivers leave cars as blaze sweeps I-15 highway

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  • July 18, 2015
Drivers in southern California had to flee their cars as the vehicles ignited when a brush fire swept over a busy road. The fire, in the Cajon pass, left at least 20 vehicles on Interstate-15 in flames. It broke out at the start of the weekend during...

Bosley explosion: Four missing in Wood Flour Mills blast

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  • July 18, 2015
Three men and a woman are trapped and four people have been taken to hospital after three explosions at a wood treatment works near Macclesfield. A four-storey building collapsed at Wood Flour Mills in Tunstall Road, Bosley, at 09:10 BST, with large ...

Man in hospital after house fire in Plasmarl, Swansea

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  • July 18, 2015
A man has been taken to hospital suffering with burns following a house fire in Swansea. Emergency services were called to Dinas Street, Plasmarl, at about 19:35 BST after the blaze broke out in the kitchen. Crews from Morriston and Swansea Central a...

Norwich explosion: Victims died from 'fire and fumes'

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  • July 18, 2015
Two men killed in an explosion at a factory in Norwich died from the "effects of fire and inhalation of fumes of combustion", post-mortem examinations have found. Daniel Timbers, 29, and Barry Joy, 56, were working at Harford Attachments in Spar Road...

Four die as car crashes into garden and catches fire in Suffolk

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  • July 18, 2015
Four people have been killed in a road crash in Suffolk in which one vehicle ended up in a garden and caught fire. The crash, involving two vehicles, happened at about 20:15 BST on the B1102 Freckenham Road in Worlington, near Barton Mills. Police sa...

Derry fire: 50 firefighters tackle Poundstretcher store blaze

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  • July 18, 2015
About 50 firefighters have been dealing with a blaze at a Poundstretcher store in Londonderry. The Fire and Rescue Service was alerted around 01:30 BST on Thursday after a fire alarm went off at the shop at Bishop Street. It's understood 100 gas cani...

Two campers burnt 'by fire accelerant' in Shropshire

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  • July 18, 2015
Two men were set on fire after apparently throwing accelerant on a camp fire. Paramedics were called to woodland in Bucknell, Shropshire, at about 03:00 BST. The accelerant flared back and set the men, both in their 30s, on fire, West Midlands Ambula...

Court: Essex fire service recruit 'dangled from tower'

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  • July 18, 2015
A firefighter was strapped to a stretcher and dangled off a rescue tower in a degrading "initiation ceremony", a court was told. Recruits to Tilbury station in Essex were singled out for physical and indecent abuse in the late '80s and early '90s, Ba...

Faulty coal fire flue at house where Kimberley Jones died

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  • July 18, 2015
The flue of a coal fire at the home of a woman suspected to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning was blocked, an inquest has heard. The body of Kimberley Jones, 25, was found by a paramedic at the house in Cwmbach, Aberdare, on 9 August, 2013. Mo...

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