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Costcutter shop destroyed by huge fire

Firefighters were called to Costcutter, on Kings Road in Ashton-under-Lyne, after fire broke out just before 6.45am Firefighters were called to Costcutter, on Kings Road, on Thursday morning   Firefighters were called to Costcutter, on Kings Road, Ashton-under-Lyne , after...
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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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House fire kills elderly couple

A house fire which killed an elderly couple started due to an electrical fault, the fire service has said. A man in his 90s and a woman in her 80s died following a house blaze on Gannock Park West, Deganwy, Conwy, at about 07:40 BST on Tuesday. They were brought out of the house...
Landlord fined

Serious fine for Milton Keynes couple

The owner of a house in multiple occupation (HiMO) in Milton Keynes and her husband have been ordered to pay fines for serious fire safety breaches. Mrs. Mahin Begum Choudhury and Mr. Ajjequr Rahman Irshad have been ordered to pay £27,485.08 after pleading guilty to 10 serious...
toaster

Toaster fire rips through university

A toaster fire casused the smoke that was seen billowing from the Clarendon Institute in Oxford city centre A large fire at a university building in Oxford’s city centre is believed to have started in a toaster. About 20 firefighters tackled the blaze for several hours at...
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Helicopter fire on Snowdonia peak

An RAF helicopter has burst into flames on a Snowdonia peak after being forced to land due to a technical problem. All five people who were on board the helicopter from RAF Valley on Anglesey have been reported safe and did not need hospital treatment. Emergency services were...
construction site

Construction site £100k fine for no safety

South Wales based J G Hale Construction Ltd has been fined £100,000 for running an unsafe timber-frame construction site. An HSE picture of the construction site in use Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court heard that HSE launched an investigation on 27 July after making an unannounced...

Fire destroys indoor complex

Traders have been left devastated after a major blaze ripped through a bowling alley and indoor market. Twenty-two fire engines were called at about 03:20 BST to the Regent Superbowl and indoor market in Great Yarmouth. The blaze engulfed the Regent Road building, causing it to...
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Fire Service medical scheme continued

The fire service in County Durham have saved 24 lives since the launch of a new scheme earlier this year which saw firefighters respond to emergency calls. County Durham and Darlington fire service has been called out to 1,758 emergency medical response incidents, arriving on the...
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