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Man dies in fire in Doncaster bungalow

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  • October 22, 2015
A man has died in a fire at a bungalow in Doncaster. A woman who was also in the property on Pinfold Close in Tickhill managed to escape, according to the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Three crews were sent to the scene at around 21:30 BST...

Woman rescued from fire in Arbroath flat

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  • October 22, 2015
A woman has been rescued from a fire at a flat in Arbroath. Firefighters were called out to the blaze in a ground-floor flat in North Grimsby at about 01:35. The woman was rescued by fire crews and taken to hospital. No-one else was inside the flat a...

Langley Mill flat fire: Father and sons deny murdering three

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  • October 22, 2015
A father and his two sons have denied murdering three people - including a baby - in a flat fire. Amy Smith, 17, was killed with her six-month-old daughter Ruby-Grace Gaunt and friend Edward Green, 17, in the blaze at home in Langley Mill, Derbyshire...

Mumbai restaurant fire kills eight people

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  • October 22, 2015
A possible gas cylinder blast has killed at least eight people, most of them students, in a restaurant in the Indian city of Mumbai, police say. The blast occurred in the Kurla West area of India's financial and entertainment capital, causing a fire ...

Man dies as chip pan catches fire in Corby

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  • October 22, 2015
A 46-year-old man has died after a chip pan caught fire at a house in Northamptonshire. A 24-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman escaped through a first floor window of the house in Brixham Walk, Corby. Thirty firefighters were called the blaze whic...

Carrickmines fire deaths: Hundreds attend Dublin vigil

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  • October 22, 2015
Hundreds of people have attended a vigil at the scene of Saturday's fatal fire in Carrickmines in County Dublin in which 10 people died. Hundreds of candles were lit and placed alongside the floral tributes at the entrance to the halting site. Five a...

Crews battle large fire at Rotherwas industrial estate

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  • October 22, 2015
Fire crews have tackled a blaze at a car repair workshop on an industrial estate in Herefordshire. Six appliances were at the site at Rotherwas, on the edge of Hereford city centre, on Wednesday, Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said. T...

"We thought we were going to die": Birmingham fire victim

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  • October 22, 2015
A woman who was trapped inside a burning block of flats in Birmingham has described how she thought she was going to die. Lauren Potter, who lives in the flats on Brownfield Road, Shard End said there was "smoke everywhere". Seven people including a ...

Bristol University flats fire started in pan of oil

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  • October 22, 2015
An unattended pan of oil has been blamed for causing a fire which ripped through the roof of a student accommodation block in Bristol. The blaze, on the top floor of the University of Bristol flats in Colston Street, is thought to have started in a k...

Bala flat fire: Three arrested on suspicion of arson

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  • October 22, 2015
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a flat fire in Gwynedd. Two men and a woman were arrested after the front door of a property was set on fire in Berwyn Street, Bala. North Wales Police officers were called at about 23:00 BS...

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