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Firefighters tackle blaze at Sea Rivers Caravan Park

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  • August 5, 2015
More than 60 holidaymakers were evacuated from their caravans when a fire broke out at a holiday park in Ceredigion. Eight fire engines were sent to the building blaze at Sea Rivers Caravan Park, Ynyslas, near Borth. Site owner Michelle South said fi...

House fire death in Sheffield leads to murder arrests

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  • August 5, 2015
Police investigating the death of a man in a house fire have arrested two more people on suspicion of murder, bringing the total number of arrests to five. A 44-year-old man died following a blaze at a house in Bluebell Close, Sheffield, at around 00...

Egypt furniture factory fire kills at least 25 people

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  • August 5, 2015
At least 25 people have died in a fire at a furniture factory north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, officials say. A further 22 people suffered injuries from burns and smoke inhalation from the blaze in the city of Obour, media reports said. The fire ...

Man dies after Blackpool house fire

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  • August 5, 2015
A man has died following a fire at his home in Blackpool. Crews from Lancashire Fire and Rescue service were called to the house in Warbreck Hill Road just before 08:40 BST on Saturday. The victim, believed to be in his 40s, was treated by paramedics...

Work starts on new £1.6m Aberystwyth fire station

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  • August 5, 2015
Work has started on a new £1.6m fire station in Ceredigion. The new Aberystwyth fire station will be built on the same site as the current one on Penparcau Road, Trefechan. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said it would take about 10 month...

Electrical fire caused Cotgrave industrial estate explosion

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  • August 5, 2015
An electrical fire was the cause of an explosion at an industrial estate in Nottinghamshire. The blaze broke out on Thursday night in a unit on Hollygate Lane in Cotgrave. A witness described an explosion and fire at the estate as looking "like Armag...

EE phone charger 'explodes': Student sustains burns as bedroom floor catches fire

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  • August 5, 2015
A medical student sustained burns to her hands after she woke up to find her bedroom floor had caught fire from an exploding phone charger. EE say they are investigating as a matter of urgency after Katy Emslie woke up at 1am on Friday to "smoky soot...

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