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Man dies after jumping from Camden sheltered housing fire

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  • November 1, 2015
A man has died after jumping from a fire on the third floor of a sheltered accommodation block in north-west London. The man, described as elderly, was pronounced dead at the scene in Camden Road, Camden Town, by doctors from the air ambulance. It ha...

Timeline: Desertcreat college, NI's stalled police, fire and prison training facility

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  • November 1, 2015
It was supposed to be one of the best training colleges of its type anywhere in the world. But with more than a decade having passed since it was first proposed, the planned state-of-the-art centre for Northern Ireland's police, fire and prison servi...

Two in hospital after house fire at Ynysfach, Merthyr Tydfil

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  • November 1, 2015
Two people have been taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation after a house fire in Merthyr Tydfil. Firefighters were called to the property in Ynysfach just before 04:00 GMT. The blaze had started in rubbish outside the house...

Indonesia fire: Sulawesi karaoke parlour blaze kills 12

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  • November 1, 2015
At least 12 people died when a fire broke out in a packed karaoke parlour in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, police say. Panicked people smashed windows to flee as black smoke spread through the Inul Vizta building in Manado, the capital of North ...

Coleraine workshop fire stopped from spreading to oil tankers

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  • November 1, 2015
A major fire has been put out at a car repair workshop next to an oil depot in Coleraine, County Londonderry. More than 45 firefighters were needed to contain the blaze, in Hillmans Fancy on Friday night, and prevent it from spreading to six oil tank...

Fire crews called to Glasgow city centre blaze

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  • November 1, 2015
Firefighters were called to a blaze at a property near Glasgow's Central Station. The fire broke out in a flat above Paddy Power on Union Street at about 16.30, causing major disruption. Five fire crews attended but it was quickly dealt with. No casu...

Man dies after crash between car and fire service van near Crieff

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  • November 1, 2015
A 40-year-old man has died after a crash with a fire service van near Crieff. The man was driving a red Ford Fiesta which was involved in a collision with the van. The incident happened on a stretch of the A85 Crieff to Perth Road, at the small villa...

Richhill house fire: Pensioner dies two days after rescue

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  • November 1, 2015
A 93-year-old man has died in hospital, two days after he was injured in a fire at his County Armagh home. Firefighers rescued the man and his wife from their bungalow at Richmond Heights in Richhill on Sunday evening. The couple called for help afte...

Amazon fires: Brazil indigenous reserve blazes contained

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  • November 1, 2015
Brazilian officials have managed to contain several forest fires that have destroyed half of an indigenous reserve in the Amazon region. Some 12,000 indigenous people live in the Arariboia reserve, in the state of Maranhao. Their leaders say the fire...

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