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Man arrested after fire in Grangetown, Cardiff

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  • July 11, 2015
A man has been arrested after a fire tore through four terraced houses in Cardiff. The 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage and is in custody at Cardiff Bay Police Station. Fire crews were called to Allerton Street in Gran...

Man with head injuries rescued from Cardiff flat fire

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  • July 11, 2015
A man has been taken to hospital with head injuries after being rescued from a flat fire in Cardiff. Fire crews were called to the ground floor property in Llanedeyrn at about 19:30 BST on Tuesday. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said crews from ...

Thousands of bales destroyed in recycling plant fire

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  • July 11, 2015
A large fire at a recycling plant in Lincolnshire involving thousands of bales of household waste is expected to keep burning for several days. Fire crews were called to the site in Ancaster, near Sleaford, at 02:00 BST, with reports of thick plumes ...

Longstanton man rescues son from lightning strike fire

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  • July 11, 2015
A man had to rescue his son from a top floor bedroom after his roof was struck by lightning in Cambridgeshire. Two homes caught fire after being struck at about 02:05 BST on Saturday in Nelson Crescent, Longstanton. One of the owners said he rushed u...

Four treated after Siberia bar fire in Aberdeen

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  • July 11, 2015
Four people were treated for the effects of breathing in smoke after a fire at a bar in Aberdeen. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said three crews were called to Siberia in Belmont Street at about 23:20 on Saturday. The venue was evacuated as a ...

Two dead and one hospitalised after city garage fire

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  • July 11, 2015
Two people have died and a third is in hospital following a fire at a block of garages in south-east London. The two were pronounced dead at the scene. A man who escaped the fire was taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation. T...

New Parks man dies in bungalow fire

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  • July 11, 2015
A man has died in a fire in a Leicester bungalow. Fire crews and ambulances were called to Samson Road in the New Parks area just after 09:30 BST where the fire was found to be in the lounge. The 65-year-old resident was carried out of the house and ...

Perivale fire tackled by 120 firefighters

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  • July 11, 2015
A serious fire at a warehouse in west London required about 120 firefighters to bring it under control. The blaze in Wadsworth Road, Perivale, began just before 19:00 BST on Saturday. As flames tore through the two-storey building, a 50m by 20m struc...

Dozens of fire crews tackle Ecclesfield blaze

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  • July 11, 2015
Dozens of firefighters were sent to the scene of a blaze at a waste recycling unit in Sheffield in the early hours of Saturday morning. Crews were sent to the industrial unit on the Yarra Estate off Station Road in the Ecclesfield area of the city. A...

Florida: Tourists from Ireland caught up in 'lightning strike' fire at resort

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  • July 11, 2015
Holidaymakers from across Ireland have avoided injury after a major fire thought to have been caused by a lightning strike gutted part of their hotel in the United States. About 500 rooms in the Avanti International Resort in Orlando, Florida, were e...

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