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Barnsley house fire leaves man dead

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  • November 13, 2015
A man in his 60s has died in a fire at a house in Barnsley. The blaze broke out at the property in Darley Avenue, Athersley, at about 01:55 GMT, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said. Emergency services were called to the semi-detached house a...

Romania nightclub fire: Nato flies victims to UK and Norway

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  • November 13, 2015
Twelve victims of the Bucharest nightclub fire have been flown by Nato to hospitals in the UK and Norway. The blaze at Bucharest's Colectiv club on 30 October was started by fireworks that ignited foam on the club's walls. On Sunday, four more people...

Tottenham fire leaves warehouse 'gutted' and homes evacuated

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  • November 13, 2015
More than 30 people had to be evacuated from their homes in north London while firefighters tackled a warehouse blaze. The clothing warehouse and an adjacent building in Pretoria Road, Tottenham, were gutted in the blaze that started at about 21:50 G...

Pavilion Theatre cancels King and I over 'fire risk'

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  • November 13, 2015
A forthcoming show at a Glasgow theatre has been cancelled at short notice amid concerns about potential fire hazards. The Apollo Players were due to perform The King And I at the Pavilion Theatre from Wednesday 11 until Saturday 14 November. But the...

IPCC could investigate Bradford City fire after police referral

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  • November 13, 2015
West Yorkshire Police has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) over the 1985 Bradford City fire disaster. Fifty-six people died and more than 250 others were injured at the Valley Parade stadium in May of 1985. A rec...

Fire at furnishing store closes roads in Leeds city centre

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  • November 13, 2015
Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Leeds city centre. Several roads have been closed near Hill's Furnishing Stores at the junction of Kirkgate and New York Street. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to the fire at 16:30 GMT. ...

Vauxhall recalls 220,000 Zafira B cars over fire worries

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  • November 13, 2015
Vauxhall has announced a recall of 220,000 Zafira B cars, following a series of fires. Around 200 fires have been reported, which started behind the glove-box in the heating and ventilation system. Vauxhall's recall followed an investigation by the B...

Llanarthne timber and tyre fire burns throughout the night

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  • November 6, 2015
A large timber and tyre fire has burned throughout the night in Carmarthenshire. Crews from Tumble and Llandeilo were first called to the blaze on a farm in Maesybont, Llanarthne, at 20:40 GMT on Thursday. A "Cold Cut Cobra" ultra-high pressure water...

Hundreds of homes without power after substation fire

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  • November 6, 2015
About 500 homes were left without power after a fire at an electrical substation. Emergency services were called to the substation in Inchoch Street, Garthamlock, at about 17:00 on Wednesday. Scottish Power said about half of the properties affected ...

Bracknell TV firm's blaze-hit building collapses

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  • November 6, 2015
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at an industrial estate in Berkshire. The fire broke out at TV production company NEP Visions Ltd at the Western Industrial Estate in Bracknell, shortly after 22:00 GMT on Tuesday. The blaze has caused the building t...

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