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AllAfrica.com
Oyo Fire Service Rescued 37 Persons, Property Worth N4 Billion in 2015 - DirectorThe Oyo State Fire Service said on Friday that it attended to 500 fire incident
Oyo Fire Service Rescued 37 Persons, Property Worth N4 Billion in 2015 - Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The Oyo State Fire Service said on Friday that it attended to 500 fire incidents, saved property worth N4 billion and rescued 37 lives in the state in 2015. Mr Oyekunle Kareem, the Director of the Service, who disclosed this to the News Agency of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Several suspicious fires in ChristchurchPolice said the fires are "likely to have been set" about 3am this morning. Pho
Several suspicious fires in Christchurch
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Police said the fires are "likely to have been set" about 3am this morning. Photo / File Several suspicious fires set on and outside a house in Christchurch are being investigated by emergency services. Police said the fires are "likely to have... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Two die in early morning fire in Fayette County, WVTwo people are dead as a result of a house fire in Fayette County early Saturda
Two die in early morning fire in Fayette County, WV
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 4 hours ago
Two people are dead as a result of a house fire in Fayette County early Saturday morning. According to a news release, on Saturday morning, Feb. 13, at 1:45 a.m., 911 dispatchers received a call of a structure fire at Gatewood Road near the Riner... Read more
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New Kerala
Dunlop warehouse fire brought under controlKolkata, Feb 13 : A major fire, which broke out in a three-storey warehouse of
Dunlop warehouse fire brought under control
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 13 : A major fire, which broke out in a three-storey warehouse of plastic chairs at Dunlop area near Kolkata on Saturday morning, has been brought under control. According to reports, fire was first spotted around 11 a.m. As many as 25... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Port Glasgow OAP tells of shock after house blazeA PENSIONER says she feels lucky to be alive after a blaze broke out in her nei
Port Glasgow OAP tells of shock after house blaze
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
A PENSIONER says she feels lucky to be alive after a blaze broke out in her neighbour’s Port home. Evelyn Galloway was watching TV at her home in Highholm Street when she was startled by a bang at the door. She was met by her neighbour who told her... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Two people dead in Fayette house fireTwo people are dead as a result of a house fire in Fayette County early Saturda
Two people dead in Fayette house fire
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 hours ago
Two people are dead as a result of a house fire in Fayette County early Saturday morning. Sheriff Steve Kessler released the following information concerning this incident: At approximately 1:45 am on Saturday, February 13, 2016 notification was... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Arsonists torch 11 wheelie bins causing flames to spread to sheds, garages and homesArsonists went on the rampage across Flixton early this morning. At its height
Arsonists torch 11 wheelie bins causing flames to spread to sheds, garages and homes
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 hours ago
Arsonists went on the rampage across Flixton early this morning. At its height 16 fire engines were sent to the scene. In one attack, flames from a wheelie bin spread to destroy a car. A bungalow was also damaged. Police have now launched an... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Fire at Sussex homeUPDATE: - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_em
Fire at Sussex home
Chichester Observer / Posted 7 hours ago
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U TV
Gas leak causes disruption in south BelfastPolice have closed Rugby Avenue, just off the Ormeau Road, to allow the Fire Se
Gas leak causes disruption in south Belfast
U TV / Posted 7 hours ago
Police have closed Rugby Avenue, just off the Ormeau Road, to allow the Fire Service and maintenance workers to deal with the incident. Traffic is being diverted via University Avenue. South Belfast, Lower Ormeau Rd closed due to NIFRS... Read more
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chroniclelive
Tory MP for Hexham joins calls for Northumberland County Council to abandon fire cutsThe Tory MP for Hexham has joined calls for council leaders to rethink cuts to
Tory MP for Hexham joins calls for Northumberland County Council to abandon fire cuts
chroniclelive / Posted 7 hours ago
The Tory MP for Hexham has joined calls for council leaders to rethink cuts to fire services. Guy Opperman wants Northumberland County Council to abandon a proposal to save £500,000 by closing Haydon Bridge fire station, removing an engine at West... Read more
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Sussex Express
UPDATE: Fire at Sussex homeFirefighters were called to a fire at a home in Sussex this afternoon (Saturday
UPDATE: Fire at Sussex home
Sussex Express / Posted 7 hours ago
Firefighters were called to a fire at a home in Sussex this afternoon (Saturday February 13). Crews attended the fire at a property in The Kiln, Burgess Hill, at around 12.30pm. A spokesman for the fire service said a small fire broke out in the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Fire at Sussex homeBREAKING NEWS: - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSi
Fire at Sussex home
Chichester Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
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The Hendersonville Times-News
New fire chief eager to strengthen departmentVindigni threw his name into the hat at the start of the search, offering his 1
New fire chief eager to strengthen department
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 hours ago
Vindigni threw his name into the hat at the start of the search, offering his 16 years of experience as a firefighter, which includes several leadership roles. “I’m very excited about the opportunity,” he said. “I always wanted to be in a leadership... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Mystery fire caller, who saved Swaffham school from going up in flames, was a 50-old dadMystery fire caller, who saved Swaffham school from going up in flames, was a 5
Mystery fire caller, who saved Swaffham school from going up in flames, was a 50-old dad
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 9 hours ago
Mystery fire caller, who saved Swaffham school from going up in flames, was a 50-year-old dad A paintsprayer whose actions might have saved a whole school from going up in flames is the toast of his workmates after being praised for his speedy... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Ponies flee flames after another attack on horse sanctuary in Norwich Julie Bassett of Little Tinkers Donkey and Pony Sanctuary, that is appealing
Ponies flee flames after another attack on horse sanctuary in Norwich
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 9 hours ago
Julie Bassett of Little Tinkers Donkey and Pony Sanctuary, that is appealing for financial help for reseeding the paddocks and feed. Photo: Steve Adams A police investigation is... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Marshall Fire Department promotes three membersMarshall Fire Department recently promoted three members to new ranks and dutie
Marshall Fire Department promotes three members
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 10 hours ago
Marshall Fire Department recently promoted three members to new ranks and duties within the department. Randall Jeans was promoted to battalion chief, Zack Thompson was promoted to captain and Rod Rodriguez was promoted to lieutenant. Randall... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
New fire chief eager to strengthen department

After a nine-month search, the wait for a new chief is finally over for the

New fire chief eager to strengthen department
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 hours ago

After a nine-month search, the wait for a new chief is finally over for the Hendersonville Fire Department. Interim Chief Joe Vindigni is stepping into the role following a formal announcement made Tuesday.

Vindigni threw his name into the... Read more

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Bdnews24.com
Schoolboy drowns in the Shitalakkhya in GazipurThe body of Sabbir Hossain, 13, was recovered on Friday afternoon, said Abdus S
Schoolboy drowns in the Shitalakkhya in Gazipur
Bdnews24.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The body of Sabbir Hossain, 13, was recovered on Friday afternoon, said Abdus Sattar who is in charge of Kaliganj Fire Service. Hossain was the son of Kamal Mia of Moktarpur village in Kaliganj and a student of local Sauraid High School. The boy... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Ponies flee flames after another attack on horse sanctuary in Norwich Julie Bassett of Little Tinkers Donkey and Pony Sanctuary, that is appealing
Ponies flee flames after another attack on horse sanctuary in Norwich
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 hours ago
Julie Bassett of Little Tinkers Donkey and Pony Sanctuary, that is appealing for financial help for reseeding the paddocks and feed. Photo: Steve Adams A police investigation is... Read more
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New Kerala
Major fire breaks out at Dunlop warehouse near KolkataKolkata, Feb 13 : A major fire broke out on Saturday in a three-storey warehous
Major fire breaks out at Dunlop warehouse near Kolkata
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 13 : A major fire broke out on Saturday in a three-storey warehouse of plastic chairs at Dunlop area in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, officials said. According to reports, the fire was first seen around11:30 am. After getting... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Hoax call takes fire engine to Sprowston A fire crew from Sprowston was tied up after a hoax call. Someone called the
Hoax call takes fire engine to Sprowston
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 hours ago
A fire crew from Sprowston was tied up after a hoax call. Someone called the firefighters to a property in Angel Road at around 11.15pm during a busy period yesterday. The call came from a phone box. A... Read more
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Evening Standard
Crowdfunded British short film Operator nominated for a BAFTA awardA British short film about a 999 call that was crowdfunded has been nominated f
Crowdfunded British short film Operator nominated for a BAFTA award
Evening Standard / Posted 13 hours ago
A British short film about a 999 call that was crowdfunded has been nominated for a BAFTA award. Written and directed by Caroline Bartleet, Operator features Game of Thrones actress Kate Dickie and Vicky McClure, who previously starred in This Is... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Hoax call takes fire engine to Sprowston A fire crew from Sprowston was tied up after a hoax call. Someone called the
Hoax call takes fire engine to Sprowston
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 13 hours ago
A fire crew from Sprowston was tied up after a hoax call. Someone called the firefighters to a property in Angel Road at around 11.15pm during a busy period yesterday. The call came from a phone box. A... Read more
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News.com.au
Strong winds fan bushfire threatSmoke from a bushfire at George Town last month. Picture: BRUCE MOUNSTER FIREF
Strong winds fan bushfire threat
News.com.au / Posted 18 hours ago
Smoke from a bushfire at George Town last month. Picture: BRUCE MOUNSTER FIREFIGHTERS are bracing themselves for major challenges late today and tomorrow, with a slow-moving cold front expected to bring strong winds across fire-affected... Read more
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MLive.com
Shake-up at Flint City Hall sends two chiefs, city administrator packingFLINT, MI -- Three Flint officials have been ousted in a shake-up at city hall
Shake-up at Flint City Hall sends two chiefs, city administrator packing
MLive.com / Posted 19 hours ago
FLINT, MI -- Three Flint officials have been ousted in a shake-up at city hall leaving the city without an administrator and interim police and fire chiefs. On Friday, Feb. 12 the city announced that Flint Police Chief James Tolbert and Fire Chief... Read more
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The Oklahoman
New firefighter joins dad, brother on the Oklahoma City Fire DepartmentYears ago, when Malcolm Baker was still just a boy, his dad tasked him with "sh
New firefighter joins dad, brother on the Oklahoma City Fire Department
The Oklahoman / Posted 20 hours ago
Years ago, when Malcolm Baker was still just a boy, his dad tasked him with "shooting the moon." Baker was spending the night at his dad's Oklahoma City fire station. Before he went to bed, his dad instructed him to push a button that would cut off... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmanian firefighters brace for gale-force windsTasmanian firefighters focus on south-west fires ahead of gale-force winds Cre
Tasmanian firefighters brace for gale-force winds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
Tasmanian firefighters focus on south-west fires ahead of gale-force winds Crews battling fires in Tasmania's remote south-west wilderness area are stepping up activities ahead of forecast gale-force winds. The Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) has... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Signal Hill house fire 'suspicious'Emergency services are investigating after a derelict house in Dunedin was dest
Signal Hill house fire 'suspicious'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Emergency services are investigating after a derelict house in Dunedin was destroyed in a blaze early this morning. A Fire Service communications spokesman said crews from Willowbank, St Kilda, Dunedin City and Roslyn were called to the fire on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Trapped for hoursRESCUED: A 60-year-old female delivery driver is believed to have been trapped
Trapped for hours
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
RESCUED: A 60-year-old female delivery driver is believed to have been trapped under this Rural Post van for up to four hours after rolling 20m down a bank on Thursday.PHOTO/SUPPLIED A rural mail delivery driver may have been trapped beneath her... Read more
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Northern Star
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
Northern Star / Posted 23 hours ago
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
The Daily Mercury / Posted 23 hours ago
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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Gazette News
Unattended candle causes bungalow fireAn unattended candle caused a fire in a bungalow. Fire crews were called to th
Unattended candle causes bungalow fire
Gazette News / Posted 23 hours ago
An unattended candle caused a fire in a bungalow. Fire crews were called to the property in Lavender Walk, Jaywick, at 6.24pm and worked quickly to contain the fire to one bedroom. They put the fire out by 6.55pm. Following the incident, the fire... Read more
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Gazette News
UPDATE 9.05pm: Fire caused by overheating mobile phone destroys bedroomA fire caused by mobile phone overheating under a quilt has destroyed a bedroom
UPDATE 9.05pm: Fire caused by overheating mobile phone destroys bedroom
Gazette News / Posted 23 hours ago
A fire caused by mobile phone overheating under a quilt has destroyed a bedroom in a house in New Town. The fire broke out in a semi-detached house in Harsnett Road, Colchester, at 6.40pm and crews struggled to get past cars parked on both sides of... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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News Mail
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
News Mail / Posted yesterday
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hoursA woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground
Woman trapped in elevator for 14 hours
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were called to the scene just before 8am on Foundry Road in Silverdale and have now freed the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Woman trapped in lift for 14 hours in AucklandIt is believed a passer-by heard the woman yelling and called emergency service
Woman trapped in lift for 14 hours in Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
It is believed a passer-by heard the woman yelling and called emergency services. Photo / iStock A woman has been released from an elevator after becoming trapped on the ground floor for 14 hours in an Auckland storage facility. Fire services were... Read more
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birminghammail
News, travel and sport for Birmingham and the West Midlands on February 12And that brings us to the end of the week. Thanks for following our live update
News, travel and sport for Birmingham and the West Midlands on February 12
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
And that brings us to the end of the week. Thanks for following our live updates today. Brett Gibbons will be back with you on Monday morning while I shall return later that afternoon to kick off a new week of live news and travel updates from... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Car on ground floor of New Eskaton building in Dhaka catches fireFire Service says four of its units doused the flames at the six-storey buildin
Car on ground floor of New Eskaton building in Dhaka catches fire
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Fire Service says four of its units doused the flames at the six-storey building at Arhaihazar Road within half an hour after it broke out at around 10:30pm on Friday. The origin of the fire is yet to be determined. Fire Service control room... Read more
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Evening Standard
This week in London: Docklands bombed by the IRAIt was the week that saw firefighters purposely torch houses in Kilburn and an
This week in London: Docklands bombed by the IRA
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
It was the week that saw firefighters purposely torch houses in Kilburn and an IRA bomb end a 17-month-long ceasefire. During this week in 1938, a rat problem was solved by the fire service setting alight houses in Kilburn. This week in London:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gardaí close section of Kildare road after blaze | Irish Examiner Friday, February 12, 2016 - 04:19 pm Part of the Stradbal
Gardaí close section of Kildare road after blaze
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Friday, February 12, 2016 - 04:19 pm Part of the Stradbally Road in Athy, Co Kildare is closed this afternoon due to a fire. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fatal workplace incident in ChristchurchSt John Ambulance were called to the scene just before 4pm, sending an ambulanc
Fatal workplace incident in Christchurch
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
St John Ambulance were called to the scene just before 4pm, sending an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle. Photo / Greg Bowker A man has died in a workplace incident in Christchurch this afternoon after he was trapped under the ramp of a... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Fire crews talk about their community safety workWest Sussex firefighters have launched a series of films explaining about their
Fire crews talk about their community safety work
Thame Gazette / Posted yesterday
West Sussex firefighters have launched a series of films explaining about their work in the community. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSFRS) has released the first of several films which will showcase its broader role in improving the health... Read more
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chroniclelive
Person killed after being hit by Newcastle to Edinburgh train and more breaking newsA train crosses the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick There’ll be love in the air
Person killed after being hit by Newcastle to Edinburgh train and more breaking news
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
A train crosses the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick There’ll be love in the air this Valentine’s Day...and it looks like there’ll be snow too. The Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be aware’ weather warning for snow on Sunday, February 14, which... Read more
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walesonline
Teenager killed as van fire closes M4 carriageway and causes long delaysA burned out van at the side of the M4 Traffic easing and long delays have cle
Teenager killed as van fire closes M4 carriageway and causes long delays
walesonline / Posted yesterday
A burned out van at the side of the M4 Traffic easing and long delays have cleared in the area. All lanes have now re-opened. but there are still major hold ups in the area. After this morning’s tragic accident investigation work at the scene has... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Fire departments save businesses moneyA local government success story is developing from within the Columbia Shuswap
Fire departments save businesses money
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted yesterday
A local government success story is developing from within the Columbia Shuswap Regional District as a result of the exceptional efforts of the trained female and male firefighters, combined with significant investment in training, apparatus and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Hero runs in to burning bungalow on Colvile Road, Newton, Wisbech, to save elderly man - three people taken to hospital Fire destroys house at Colville Road, Newton A terraced bungalow on Colvile
Hero runs in to burning bungalow on Colvile Road, Newton, Wisbech, to save elderly man - three people taken to hospital
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Fire destroys house at Colville Road, Newton A terraced bungalow on Colvile Road, Newton, was destroyed by fire last night,... Read more
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chad
Flat fire murder trio jailed for lifeA man and two of his sons have been jailed for life after an arson attack that
Flat fire murder trio jailed for life
chad / Posted yesterday
A man and two of his sons have been jailed for life after an arson attack that killed three people, including a teenage mum and her baby, in a Derbyshire house. In sentencing the trio for murder, the judge, Mrs Justice Carr, told Nottingham Crown... Read more
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