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Landlord Prosecuted by the Fire Service

Landlord fined a total of £23,000 The successful prosecution of a landlord is welcomed by East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, who will now have to pay nearly £23,000 in fines and costs after fire safety breaches. Thomas Wallace from Breadsell Farm, Breadsell Lane, Hastings...
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History of the Extinguisher Maintenance Course

History. We agreed in Council that a code of practice for extinguisher servicing might do more harm than good ‘as it might get into anyone’s hands’. Nothing more was suggested for several years, then on 11.9.1962 our lunchtime speaker was Mr Struther, Director of the Fire...
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Kebab shop faces full-blown fire

Blaze: 35 firefighters at the scene in Essex Road, Islington. London Fire Brigade. Kebab shop.   Dozens of firefighters tackled a blaze at a kebab shop in Islington this afternoon. A basement beneath Angel Kebab takeaway and flats in Essex Road, Islington, caught fire in the...
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Spain forest fire causes mass evacuation

Firefighters in Spain are battling a huge forest blaze on the Costa Blanca that has forced the evacuation of thousands of people including tourists. More than 300 firefighters have been deployed to tackle the fire some 120km (75 miles) south-east of Valencia. Three fires were...

Rule breaches cost landlord over £15,000

The Bridge Road trading estate where a rule or two was breached A trading estate landlord from Keynsham has been ordered to pay out nearly £15,500 for breaching not one rule, but multiple regulations, including fire safety. Allan Dykes, of Durley Lane, Keynsham submitted guilty...
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House fire caused by 3 youths?

A house fire in Caversham has closed a road and required the attention of at least four fire crews Huge clouds of smoke were seen billowing from a house fire in Caversham on Thursday, September 1. Firefighters have closed Oakley Road while they deal with the blaze. At least four...
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Blaze to burn for 24 hours

A blaze that broke out at a recycling plant in west Belfast on Wednesday continues to burn. Six fire engines and about 30 firefighters are still in attendance at the Wastebeater facility on the Blackstaff Road, off Kennedy Way. People living near the facility have been advised to...
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London grassland fire takes 60 firefighters

More than 60 firefighters brought the flames under control using grass beaters and water backpacks in London   A blaze ripped through an area of grassland the size of three football pitches in London. Around three hectares of scrubland were alight on Tottenham Marshes in Lee...
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Arson attack to destroy evidence

A vehicle was used to break through barriers before it was destroyed by arson Arson attackers rammed a car through the gates of a Brussels crime laboratory before starting a fire to destroy forensic evidence, prosecutors say. Prosecutor’s spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch said a...
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Restaurant fire called for 60 firefighters

Dozens of firefighters tackle flames which can be seen for miles around A well-known restaurant and former nightclub was on fire today, Thursday. Around 60 firefighters were at the scene of the blaze at Hickory’s Smoke House in Kidderminster Road, Wall Heath . The blaze...