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Liverpool Echo
'Electrical fault in fridge' may have caused fatal Shorrocks Hill blazehave since closed. Last week a spokesman for Ascot said they were heartbroken
'Electrical fault in fridge' may have caused fatal Shorrocks Hill blaze
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
have since closed. Last week a spokesman for Ascot said they were heartbroken for the Coogan family. A spokesman for the fire service said that they were unable to provide an exact cause of the fire at the stage, but that it was non-suspicious.... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
'Raging fire' destroys East Reading housethe fire, and a road closure was put in place while this took place. "The road
'Raging fire' destroys East Reading house
Reading Evening Post / Posted 3 hours ago
the fire, and a road closure was put in place while this took place. "The road closure was lifted at about 5.15am when the fire was put out. "No arrests have been made, and the fire service is working to determine the cause of the... Read more
4h
The News and Star
Fire warning for flood-hit homesstairs. The occupant, who relied on a stairlift, was unable to get downstairs
Fire warning for flood-hit homes
The News and Star / Posted 4 hours ago
stairs. The occupant, who relied on a stairlift, was unable to get downstairs because the electrics were not working. A fire service spokesman said it was a flood-hit property, and the problem was caused by an electrical fault. The house also... Read more
4h
This is West Country
Man injured in A358 crash 'no longer in life-threatening condition'one male injury, a 32-year-old man, who has suffered a serious head injury. "H
Man injured in A358 crash 'no longer in life-threatening condition'
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
one male injury, a 32-year-old man, who has suffered a serious head injury. "He also possibly has a fractured leg." The fire service were also called and two engines from Taunton, a rescue tender and one from Bridgwater. A spokesperson for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tremont hosting 62nd annual firefighters conventionthroughout the county. Moyer said this year’s event will have three seminars t
Tremont hosting 62nd annual firefighters convention
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 hours ago
throughout the county. Moyer said this year’s event will have three seminars to discuss various issues of the volunteer fire service. The seminars include information on the state Gaming Oversight Committee, State and Federal Tax Issues... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Rescued, Two Trapped As Agencies Trade Blame Over Abuja Building Collapseit went down were however rescued by a combined team of officials of the Nation
Six Rescued, Two Trapped As Agencies Trade Blame Over Abuja Building Collapse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
it went down were however rescued by a combined team of officials of the National Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Fire Service, the Nigeria Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Neighbours told PREMIUM TIMES... Read more
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MPNnow.com
New Victor trucks dedicated in 'wet down, push in' ceremonyrunning away from. We’re humbled that you brought us here together today, and a
New Victor trucks dedicated in 'wet down, push in' ceremony
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 hours ago
running away from. We’re humbled that you brought us here together today, and allow us to be part of the team we call the fire service.”Victor firefighters will get to return the favor to Fishers Fire Department, which will take delivery on its... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Transformer 'explosion' in TaupoPhoto / Wayne Drought Emergency services were called to a street in the centre
Transformer 'explosion' in Taupo
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Photo / Wayne Drought Emergency services were called to a street in the centre of Taupo after reports of an explosion. A fire service spokesman said crews were called to the scene, at 73 Titiraupenga St, near Pak 'n' Save, and have cordoned off a... Read more
10h
EveningTimes Online
Arsonists causing 'trail of destruction' in secluded city centre spotnumber of wheelie bins and rubbish set alight, following a 999 call. The fire
Arsonists causing 'trail of destruction' in secluded city centre spot
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 hours ago
number of wheelie bins and rubbish set alight, following a 999 call. The fire is believed to have started deliberately. A fire service spokesman said: "We received a 999 call shortly after 11:15pm on Wednesday night in which the caller reported a... Read more
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Deepika
World News Detailexcept to say the explosion had a "criminal origin". The prosecutor has set up
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted 12 hours ago
except to say the explosion had a "criminal origin". The prosecutor has set up a "crisis centre", the spokesman said. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said "it was probably not accidental." "The explosion was extremely powerful," said... Read more
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heraldscotland
Remembering the brave men who ran towards flames, not away from themhad followed the path round to the back wall of the Necropolis, as they do ever
Remembering the brave men who ran towards flames, not away from them
heraldscotland / Posted 14 hours ago
had followed the path round to the back wall of the Necropolis, as they do every year, to stand at the elegant grey granite Fire Service Memorial, and remember the seven men killed in mere minutes at a warehouse fire in Kilbirnie Street, a... Read more
15h
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pass Christian pauses to remember Hurricane KatrinaWind got rough,” he recalled in a matter of fact manner. He credits the volunt
Pass Christian pauses to remember Hurricane Katrina
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 hours ago
Wind got rough,” he recalled in a matter of fact manner. He credits the volunteers who came to the rescue of not only the fire service, but this town. “A lot of outside support that kept everybody going. If it wasn't for neighboring states,... Read more
18h
Northern Star
Be prepared, avoid fire disaster this summerTHE bush fire danger period starts on Thursday, and the message from the Rural
Be prepared, avoid fire disaster this summer
Northern Star / Posted 18 hours ago
THE bush fire danger period starts on Thursday, and the message from the Rural Fire Service is clear - "be prepared". RFS Northern Rivers Superintendent Michael Brett said the official start of the danger period on September 1 meant anyone lighting... Read more
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asianage
Brussels crime lab attacked, five arrestedsensitive information in connection with several ongoing cases.” She said it w
Brussels crime lab attacked, five arrested
asianage / Posted 18 hours ago
sensitive information in connection with several ongoing cases.” She said it was not yet clear how they started the fire. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said there was an “extremely powerful” explosion, adding: “Windows of the lab were blown... Read more
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Sussex Express
‘Sudden death’ reported in suburban roadoffice had been informed and that two police vehicles were currently at the sce
‘Sudden death’ reported in suburban road
Sussex Express / Posted 20 hours ago
office had been informed and that two police vehicles were currently at the scene. They added that ambulances and the fire service had also been in attendance. Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live. Here are four ways... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Police divers at Clifton Country Parkat the fire exit with about 100 people. He says he can’t see any emergency ser
Police divers at Clifton Country Park
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 hours ago
at the fire exit with about 100 people. He says he can’t see any emergency service vehicles yet. A spokesman for the fire service has confirmed they were not called to Ikea Customers have been told the evacuation is taking place due to... Read more
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Chichester Observer
‘Sudden death’ reported in suburban roadoffice had been informed and that two police vehicles were currently at the sce
‘Sudden death’ reported in suburban road
Chichester Observer / Posted 20 hours ago
office had been informed and that two police vehicles were currently at the scene. They added that ambulances and the fire service had also been in attendance. Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live. Here are four ways... Read more
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BC Local News
Fire destroys Surrey house formerly owned by well-known magicianVergara, who lives across the street from the house at Grosvenor Road and Kinde
Fire destroys Surrey house formerly owned by well-known magician
BC Local News / Posted 22 hours ago
Vergara, who lives across the street from the house at Grosvenor Road and Kindersley Drive in the Port Mann area. Surrey Fire Service got a 911 call at 9:16 a.m. "When crews arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames and smoke," assistant... Read more
22h
Manchester Evening News
Police left baffled after burglars spray mystery white substance during morning raid in Burnagefrom Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service examined the substance, said to
Police left baffled after burglars spray mystery white substance during morning raid in Burnage
Manchester Evening News / Posted 22 hours ago
from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service examined the substance, said to be white powder, ‘as a precaution’. The fire service left the property just before 1pm and a spokesman confirmed their tests had shown the substance to be... Read more
22h
The Courier
MP Adam Marshall charged with drink drivingthe Nationals MP wasn’t behind the wheel as he usually is – his staff drove him
MP Adam Marshall charged with drink driving
The Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
the Nationals MP wasn’t behind the wheel as he usually is – his staff drove him instead to a date with a Rural Fire Service presentation and handover in Glen Innes, the same centre where Friday night saw one of the party’s young stars... Read more
23h
Hartford Courant
Manchester Fire Partners With ML Fitness For Wellness InitiativeML Fitness to help keep firefighters fit. The partnership between Manchester F
Manchester Fire Partners With ML Fitness For Wellness Initiative
Hartford Courant / Posted 23 hours ago
ML Fitness to help keep firefighters fit. The partnership between Manchester Fire and ML Fitness follows the goal of the Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Initiative. The goal is to strengthen firefighters mentally,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brussels crime lab attacked to 'destroy evidence'and burned out, an AFP reporter saw, while a burned out car was lifted from the
Brussels crime lab attacked to 'destroy evidence'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
and burned out, an AFP reporter saw, while a burned out car was lifted from the scene by a crane. 'POWERFUL' EXPLOSION Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said there was an "extremely powerful" explosion, adding: "Windows of the lab were blown... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Brussels crime lab attacked to 'destroy evidence'building was scorched and burned out, an AFP reporter saw, while a burned out c
Brussels crime lab attacked to 'destroy evidence'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
building was scorched and burned out, an AFP reporter saw, while a burned out car was lifted from the scene by a crane. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said there was an "extremely powerful" explosion, adding: "Windows of the lab were blown... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Fire crews on scene of horse rescue at Wiggenhall St Germansscene of a horse rescue at Wiggenhall St Germans. To send a link to this page
Fire crews on scene of horse rescue at Wiggenhall St Germans
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
scene of a horse rescue at Wiggenhall St Germans. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. A spokesman from the fire service said a horse was stuck in water near the sluice. A crew from King’s Lynn North and a crew from Lynn South,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Five arrested over explosion at Brussels crime labsensitive information in connection with several ongoing cases." She said it w
Five arrested over explosion at Brussels crime lab
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
sensitive information in connection with several ongoing cases." She said it was not yet clear how they started the fire. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said there was an "extremely powerful" explosion, adding: "Windows of the lab were blown... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Electrical short-circuit caused Bashundhara City shopping mall fire, says Fire Servicerest are the mall's fire-fighting and security staff. We will speak to more own
Electrical short-circuit caused Bashundhara City shopping mall fire, says Fire Service
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
rest are the mall's fire-fighting and security staff. We will speak to more owners," Bhawmik told bdnews24.com on Monday. Fire Service and Civil Defence Director General Md Ali Ahmed Khan blamed the mall's central air-conditioning system for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Anti-Mafia official's warning over rebuilding work after deadly quakethe mass funeral in Ascoli Piceno, Marche region Coffins were carried into a s
Anti-Mafia official's warning over rebuilding work after deadly quake
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the mass funeral in Ascoli Piceno, Marche region Coffins were carried into a state funeral service by members of the fire service That bell tower also had been recently restored with special funds allocated after Italy's last major... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Two lanes closed on M62 following collision between Rochdale and MilnrowTwo lanes are closed on the M62 following a collision Fire service and the pol
Two lanes closed on M62 following collision between Rochdale and Milnrow
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Two lanes are closed on the M62 following a collision Fire service and the police are at the scene following the incident which took place between junction 20, Rochdale, and junction 21, Milnrow. More to follow. Too corporate or a still a staple... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Five held over Brussels crime lab blaze 'started to destroy forensic evidence'report seeing thick black smoke - with at least 30 firefighters were involved i
Five held over Brussels crime lab blaze 'started to destroy forensic evidence'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
report seeing thick black smoke - with at least 30 firefighters were involved in bringing the blaze under control. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys told Agence France-Presse the "extremely powerful" blast "was probably not... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Firefighters at Richmond Fire Station 1 relocated due to mold concernshas a building issue addressed.” Armstrong stressed the action “will have mini
Firefighters at Richmond Fire Station 1 relocated due to mold concerns
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted yesterday
has a building issue addressed.” Armstrong stressed the action “will have minimal effect on service delivery to this fire service district.” Armstrong did not go into specifics about what the “building issue” at Richmond Fire Station 1 was,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Battle could be brewing between city, fire districtat the board's Thursday meeting. "They have this attitude that they can just ad
Battle could be brewing between city, fire district
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
at the board's Thursday meeting. "They have this attitude that they can just add this huge demand without dealing with the fire service." Carpenter said the city treats the district -- which provides emergency services to Menlo Park, East Palo... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Explosion rocks Brussels criminology institutethe building. The bomb went off. Then the two suspects set the car on fire. "T
Explosion rocks Brussels criminology institute
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
the building. The bomb went off. Then the two suspects set the car on fire. "The explosion was extremely powerful," said fire service spokesman Pierre Meys, according to AFP. "Windows of the lab were blown out dozens of meters away." It is not... Read more
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Calcutta News
Prosecutors in Belgium probe suspected bomb blast at Brussels Institute of Criminologythe area was cordoned off. Reports stated that 30 firefighters battled to put
Prosecutors in Belgium probe suspected bomb blast at Brussels Institute of Criminology
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
the area was cordoned off. Reports stated that 30 firefighters battled to put out the fire post the blast and Pierre Meys, fire service spokesman was quoted as saying that the "extremely powerful" blast "was probably not accidental.” Later, a... Read more
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Daily Record
Five held over Brussels crime lab blaze 'started to destroy forensic evidence'report seeing thick black smoke - with at least 30 firefighters were involved i
Five held over Brussels crime lab blaze 'started to destroy forensic evidence'
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
report seeing thick black smoke - with at least 30 firefighters were involved in bringing the blaze under control. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys told Agence France-Presse the "extremely powerful" blast "was probably not... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Families escape blaze which destroyed two holiday homes in Triminghamcompletely written off, and a third damaged. “We obviously feel very sorry for
Families escape blaze which destroyed two holiday homes in Trimingham
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
completely written off, and a third damaged. “We obviously feel very sorry for the owners, and have massive praise for the fire service who attended very quickly. The property will now have to be looked at by insurance assessors. “The most... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Brussels explosion was arson attack on crime lab, say Belgian policeexcept to say the explosion had a "criminal origin". The prosecutor has set up
Brussels explosion was arson attack on crime lab, say Belgian police
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
except to say the explosion had a "criminal origin". The prosecutor has set up a "crisis centre", the spokesman said. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said "it was probably not accidental." "The explosion was extremely powerful," said Meys.... Read more
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The News and Star
Fire crews called to house in Carlislefuse had blown while the disabled occupant was upstairs. There was no fire but
Fire crews called to house in Carlisle
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
fuse had blown while the disabled occupant was upstairs. There was no fire but smoke and scorch marks under the stairs. A fire service spokesman said it was a flood-hit property and urged anyone moving back into their homes to first check the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, 'not accidental'at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, 'not accidental'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. Belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombers struck Brussels airport and a metro station near the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutorsat a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutors
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman, Pierre Meys, said “it... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutorsIt was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesma
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutors
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman, Pierre Meys, said "it was probably not accidental." The prosecutors' office declined to speculate on the cause of the explosion at the Institute of Criminology in a... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Two die, one in hospital after fire in Zeeland nursing homewere taken to hospital, one of whom is being treated for serious injuries. The
Two die, one in hospital after fire in Zeeland nursing home
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
were taken to hospital, one of whom is being treated for serious injuries. The remaining two have been discharged. The fire service is investigating the cause of the blaze. In total 37 people were evacuated from the building and had to spend... Read more
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metro
Huge explosion causes major damage to Brussels Institute of Criminologyat a criminology institute in Brussels early this morning has caused major dama
Huge explosion causes major damage to Brussels Institute of Criminology
metro / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early this morning has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman, Pierre Meys, said ‘it... Read more
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DW
Suspected bomb rips through empty Brussels police building |heavily damaged Belgium's criminology institute in Brussels suburb, but the bui
Suspected bomb rips through empty Brussels police building |
DW / Posted yesterday
heavily damaged Belgium's criminology institute in Brussels suburb, but the building was empty and nobody was injured. Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys says authorities don't know what caused the explosion but "it was probably not... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fake plane crash to test emergency teamsand about 500 casualties will come in the form of cardboard mannequins. Three
Fake plane crash to test emergency teams
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and about 500 casualties will come in the form of cardboard mannequins. Three hundred volunteers made up from the Rural Fire Service, SES and members of the public will act as family members of the victims. "We wanted to test our ability to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Explosion rocks Brussels crime lab, prosecutors saysay An explosion at a criminology institute in Brussels has caused major damag
Explosion rocks Brussels crime lab, prosecutors say
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
say An explosion at a criminology institute in Brussels has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said "it was... Read more
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iafrica.com
Bomb blast at Brussels crime labat a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
Bomb blast at Brussels crime lab
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman, Pierre Meys, said "it... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutorsat a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutors
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. Belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombers struck Brussels airport and a metro station near the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties – prosecutorsat a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties – prosecutors
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman said “it was probably... Read more
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The Manila Times
UPDATE Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties – prosecutorsat a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
UPDATE Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties – prosecutors
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman, Pierre Meys, said “it... Read more
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The China Post
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutorsat a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but
Explosion at Brussels crime lab, no casualties: prosecutors
The China Post / Posted yesterday
at a criminology institute in Brussels early Monday has caused major damage but no casualties, prosecutors and the fire service said. It was not immediately known what caused the blast, but a fire service spokesman, Pierre Meys, said "it... Read more
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