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One dead in New Forest flat fire

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  • January 19, 2016
One person has died in a fire at a flat in the New Forest. The blaze broke out at the property above a hairdressers in Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, just before 02:30 GMT. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said a joint investigation with police was under ...

Cawsand fire death likely caused by cigarette, inquest hears

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  • January 19, 2016
A pensioner whose poor health left him unable to move or call for help when fire engulfed his home most likely died after dropping a cigarette, an inquest heard. Ivor Houson, 79, had to "sit there" as flames tore through his bungalow in south east Co...

CCTV appeal after 'suspicious' Swansea housing office fire

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  • January 19, 2016
Police investigating a suspicious fire at a Swansea council housing office have released images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the blaze. The fire broke out at Housing Options premises on High Street in the city centre at around 19...

Langley Mill flat fire: Father threatened to 'body bag' people

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  • January 19, 2016
A father accused of murder after a baby and two teenagers died in a fire had threatened to "body bag" people during a row over a moped, a court has heard. Amy Smith, 17, six-month-old daughter Ruby-Grace Gaunt and friend Edward Green, also 17, died i...

Ballymena fire: Firefighters rescue woman from burning house

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  • January 19, 2016
Fire crews have rescued a woman from a burning house in Ballymena, County Antrim. Firefighters using breathing apparatus entered the house in Woodcroft Brae on Tuesday and found the woman in a smoke-filled, downstairs room. Archie McKay of the NI Fir...

Tumble dryer fire risk: Lengthy wait for repairs

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  • January 19, 2016
Millions of tumble dryers are still to be repaired in a fire safety campaign - but owners face a wait of weeks for an engineer. Owners of large air-vented dryers and condensing dryers under the Hotpoint, Indesit and Creda brands may need to have them...

Langley Mill flat fire: Baby 'died in mother's arms'

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  • January 19, 2016
A six-month-old baby killed in a flat fire was found in her dead mother's arms, a murder trial has heard. Amy Smith, 17, daughter Ruby-Grace Gaunt and friend Edward Green, also 17, died in the blaze at Langley Mill in Derbyshire last year. Nottingham...

Langley Mill flat fire was 'act of revenge'

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  • January 19, 2016
A fire which killed two teenagers and a baby was started deliberately as an act of revenge following a row over a stolen moped, a court has been told. Amy Smith, 17, was killed with her six-month-old daughter Ruby-Grace Gaunt and friend Edward Green,...

Llanrumney fire murder victim named as Robert Sadler, 59

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  • January 19, 2016
A man who died following a house fire in Cardiff has been named as 59-year-old Robert Sadler. Police were called to Mr Sadler's home in Llanrumney Avenue, Llanrumney, at 04:30 GMT on Sunday. A 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder and...

Melbourne tyre fire in Australia prompts warnings

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  • January 19, 2016
People in several districts of Melbourne have been told to stay indoors as a huge tyre fire burns on the outskirts of the Australian city. The fire, which began on Monday morning, has already burned up about about 150,000 tyres, said fire officials. ...

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