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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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Hospital faces £380M bill for not being fire proof

‘A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN’ Two-years of round-the-clock renovations required as urgent safety work begins to rectify the mistake at the University Hospital of Coventry. URGENT safety works have begun at a £380 million PFI hospital after inspectors found it was...
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Wolverhampton fire needed 50 firefighters

The fire at the haulage yard spread through several vehicles and shipping containers This fire needed 50 firefighters to tackle the huge blaze. A fire that led to explosions being heard across the Black Country is being treated as arson, police have confirmed. Sixteen lorries and...
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Aerosol explodes causing apartment fire

The scene of the fire at the flats in Hamstead on Coniston Crescent, caused by an exploded aerosol   An aerosol can exploded when it was left outside a Birmingham flat in the baking sunshine. Firefighters were alerted to the explosion after residents of Hamstead House,...
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Blaze seen from Bewdley

13:27 Chemical caught alight and spread to cars and a factory West Midlands Fire Service received scores of calls to the blaze. It said the fire broke out in Rufford Street after a chemical caught alight and spread to cars and a factory. 13:28 Smoke from massive blaze filling the...
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Arsonist Attacks Acocks Green

This is the moment a suspected arsonist torches a house in Acocks Green – sparking a massive blaze which forced neighbours to be evacuated . Fire ripped through the premises in Broad Road on the night of July 24, in an incident which locals said caused tremors and the “floor to...
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Bus fire kills 26 people

At least 26 people have died after a tour bus caught fire in Taiwan’s Taoyuan city, according to local officials. The bus smashed into a roadside barrier on a national highway and caught fire, Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA) reported. It had been bringing the group...