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BC Local News
Hardy borrows for fire truck.belts, and air bags. The ladder will allow the department to reach fourth floo
Hardy borrows for fire truck.
BC Local News / Posted an hour ago
belts, and air bags. The ladder will allow the department to reach fourth floors, which was a recommendation in the 2014 Fire Service Review. The new truck has been approved in the 2016 budget. A request for proposals for the new fire engine has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Oz storm: What's in store?Big Read: Pitch black - the hub that plunged South Australia into darknessVideo
Oz storm: What's in store?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
Big Read: Pitch black - the hub that plunged South Australia into darknessVideoWatch NZH Focus: Weather Update The Fire Service in Auckland attended about 20 weather-related callouts yesterday, mostly to deal with blocked drains. More than... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Drivers warned to avoid M62 after crashand Chain Bar. The crash this afternoon has caused rush-hour traffic chaos aft
Drivers warned to avoid M62 after crash
Wakefield Today / Posted an hour ago
and Chain Bar. The crash this afternoon has caused rush-hour traffic chaos after the road between junction 25-26 has been closed by emergency services. Police, ambulance and the fire service are at the scene and are working to re-open the road as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Flight diverted to Shannon after cabin crew perform CPR on man having heart attackthe crew confirmed that their passenger was having a heart attack and they requ
Flight diverted to Shannon after cabin crew perform CPR on man having heart attack
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
the crew confirmed that their passenger was having a heart attack and they required priority handling. Shannon Airport’s fire service was placed on standby while the HSE sent two ambulances and a rapid response advanced paramedic unit. The... Read more
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The Comet
‘Sickening, abhorrent abuse’ – Stotfold GP Robert Lewis jailed for sexually exploiting female recruits to emergency services during medical checksvictims – all of whom had been referred to him for pre-employment medical check
‘Sickening, abhorrent abuse’ – Stotfold GP Robert Lewis jailed for sexually exploiting female recruits to emergency services during medical checks
The Comet / Posted 2 hours ago
victims – all of whom had been referred to him for pre-employment medical checks after applying to join the ambulance or fire service between 1999 and 2002. And the 51-year-old – who lives in North Bridge Street in Shefford – was today sentenced... Read more
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Powys County Times
Police probe major fires in Buttington and GarthmylTWO major fires that occurred on the same morning are being investigated by pol
Police probe major fires in Buttington and Garthmyl
Powys County Times / Posted 3 hours ago
TWO major fires that occurred on the same morning are being investigated by police and fire services. A barn fire in Garthmyl and a mass straw bale fire in Buttington were reported within minutes of each other, sparking concerns. At around 3.15am... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Regional rescue team holds equipment training | September 30, 2016Holden Fire Chief Jack Chandler. “Now that we are organized we have the abilit
Regional rescue team holds equipment training | September 30, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 4 hours ago
Holden Fire Chief Jack Chandler. “Now that we are organized we have the ability to really work together,” said Chandler. “Fire service has always been known for mutual aid and using it a lot, but now we are doing a lot of training together,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
William, Kate, George and Charlotte's Canada itinerary in fulllast trip of the day will be a stop at the Kitsilano Coastguard Station where t
William, Kate, George and Charlotte's Canada itinerary in full
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
last trip of the day will be a stop at the Kitsilano Coastguard Station where they will also meet members of the police, fire service and social workers before leaving on the Coast Guard’s hovercraft and flying back to Victoria. Read More 1of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Firefighters rescue dog stranded in pond for two hoursher back. “We tried everything and passers-by even stopped to help. Eventually
Firefighters rescue dog stranded in pond for two hours
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
her back. “We tried everything and passers-by even stopped to help. Eventually, she was so exhausted that we called the fire service. “We are so grateful to the firefighters who came along to help. They coaxed her in to the water and encouraged... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Larkfield blaze probe beginsthe fire within an hour. A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue said: “Staff
Larkfield blaze probe begins
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
the fire within an hour. A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue said: “Staff from a nearby shop were safely evacuated by fire service personnel.” This comes a month after a firefighter was seriously injured when attending a blaze at the derelict... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Future of grade-II listed former convent gutted by fire hangs in balance todaydevastation at the Grade II-Listed St Gabriel's Convent in Woolton which was de
Future of grade-II listed former convent gutted by fire hangs in balance today
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 hours ago
devastation at the Grade II-Listed St Gabriel's Convent in Woolton which was destroyed by a blaze on Wednesday morning. A fire service spokesman said: “At the time a full risk assessment was carried out, according to our protocol, and the... Read more
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The Comet
Brave firefighters help save cattle from ‘dramatic’ fire involving 950 tonnes of hay at farm near Hitchin– certainly considering the efforts involved in stopping it spread as the wind
Brave firefighters help save cattle from ‘dramatic’ fire involving 950 tonnes of hay at farm near Hitchin
The Comet / Posted 8 hours ago
– certainly considering the efforts involved in stopping it spread as the wind did get up in the night.” A spokesman for the fire service said it was too early to determine whether the fire – which is still ongoing – was started d... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Analysis: WA Government's response to Yarloop bushfire still uncertainwas "failing its citizens". The most substantial of the reforms recommended by
Analysis: WA Government's response to Yarloop bushfire still uncertain
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
was "failing its citizens". The most substantial of the reforms recommended by Mr Ferguson was the creation of a WA rural fire service, something the State Government has now committed to do. But details on that commitment are scarce, and a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA says it will establish rural bushfire serviceThe West Australian government will establish a rural fire service in response
WA says it will establish rural bushfire service
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 hours ago
The West Australian government will establish a rural fire service in response to January's deadly bushfires at Yarloop, but it won't be ready in time for this summer. On Thursday the state government it would accept all 17 recommendations from Euan... Read more
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WA Today
'A recipe for disaster': Why WA could be headed for another bushfire catastrophestaff go ... that knowledge and that experience is leaving the department," she
'A recipe for disaster': Why WA could be headed for another bushfire catastrophe
WA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
staff go ... that knowledge and that experience is leaving the department," she said. Government to establish rural fire service The WA government announced on Thursday it would establish a rural fire service in response to January's deadly... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Expo is turning tenbe in attendance, including NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, Fire and Rescue NSW, Sta
Expo is turning ten
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 hours ago
be in attendance, including NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, Fire and Rescue NSW, State Emergency Service, Marine Rescue, Rural Fire Service, St John Ambulance and Surf Life Saving. Entry is free and organisers are encouraging everyone to have a fun... Read more
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Daily Mirror
First picture of hero who averted school massacre by tackling teen gunmanthe ground until reinforcements arrived. Teacher Meghan Hollingsworth Mr Broc
First picture of hero who averted school massacre by tackling teen gunman
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
the ground until reinforcements arrived. Teacher Meghan Hollingsworth Mr Brock has been a member of Townville's Volunteer Fire Service for more than 30 years. His heroic actions in the playground behind Townville Elementary School allowed a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Expo marks milestonebe in attendance, including NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, Fire and Rescue NSW, Sta
Expo marks milestone
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
be in attendance, including NSW Police, NSW Ambulance, Fire and Rescue NSW, State Emergency Service, Marine Rescue, Rural Fire Service, St John Ambulance and Surf Life Saving. Entry is free and organisers are encouraging everyone to have a fun... Read more
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Western Advocate
Soggy start to fire seasonthe moment, with the current rain and the forecast rain, it’s making it really
Soggy start to fire season
Western Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
the moment, with the current rain and the forecast rain, it’s making it really hard to predict the season ahead,” NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Chifley/Lithgow Team manager Superintendent Greg Sim said. But, he warned things can quickly change. “If... Read more
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Western Advocate
Soggy start to fire seasonthe moment, with the current rain and the forecast rain, it’s making it really
Soggy start to fire season
Western Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
the moment, with the current rain and the forecast rain, it’s making it really hard to predict the season ahead,” NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Chifley/Lithgow Team manager Superintendent Greg Sim said. But, he warned things can quickly change. At... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fire guts house in central North IslandThe rural fire service dampen down the remains of a house fire at Raurimu. Phot
Fire guts house in central North Island
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
The rural fire service dampen down the remains of a house fire at Raurimu. Photo / John Chapman A timber house on Raurimu Rd in the central North Island settlement has burned to the ground. A witness said a woman in her 50s was outside the house,... Read more
16h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA supports rural fire service following Yarloop bushfire inquiryYarloop fire: Rural fire service supported but 'some way off' says WA Premier
WA supports rural fire service following Yarloop bushfire inquiry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
Yarloop fire: Rural fire service supported but 'some way off' says WA Premier The West Australian Government has backed a recommendation to create a rural fire service, in the aftermath of January's devastating Yarloop bushfire. But details around... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Friends missing in Royal National Park foundcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Friends missing in Royal National Park found
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Teen shooter killed dad before school rampagehours later from AnMed Health Medical Center. The firefighter who stopped the
Teen shooter killed dad before school rampage
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 17 hours ago
hours later from AnMed Health Medical Center. The firefighter who stopped the shooting, Jamie Brock, has been in the fire service for about 30 years, said Chief Deputy Keith Smith. Brock was either not armed or did not use a weapon, Smith... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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The Young Witness
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park
The Young Witness / Posted 17 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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Western Advocate
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park
Western Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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The Border Mail
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park
The Border Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search resumes for women missing in Royal National Park
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Families moved out as fire sweeps derelict building in Great Yarmouthbuilding, which is believed to have been for sale. The blaze started around 10
Families moved out as fire sweeps derelict building in Great Yarmouth
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 18 hours ago
building, which is believed to have been for sale. The blaze started around 10.30pm last night in School Road. Norfolk Fire Service appliances from Great Yarmouth, Gorleston, Acle and a control unit from Wymondham were able to extinguish the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Families moved out as fire sweeps derelict building in Great Yarmouthbuilding, which is believed to have been for sale. The blaze started around 10
Families moved out as fire sweeps derelict building in Great Yarmouth
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 19 hours ago
building, which is believed to have been for sale. The blaze started around 10.30pm last night in School Road. Norfolk Fire Service appliances from Great Yarmouth, Gorleston, Acle and a control unit from Wymondham were able to extinguish the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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The Young Witness
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
The Young Witness / Posted 19 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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Western Advocate
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
Western Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Fire crews at large fire in Great Yarmouth 23:16 28 September 2016 Norfolk fire service are currently dealing with a la
Fire crews at large fire in Great Yarmouth
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 20 hours ago
23:16 28 September 2016 Norfolk fire service are currently dealing with a large fire in a building on School Road, Great Yarmouth. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Appliances from Great... Read more
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20h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mother pleads for help to find missing teenage daughterPolice were notified shortly after the call and launched a search with assistan
Mother pleads for help to find missing teenage daughter
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
Police were notified shortly after the call and launched a search with assistance from the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers. The search was suspended at 7:00pm yesterday due to darkness and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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The Border Mail
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
The Border Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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News.com.au
Residents told to make their own way to police, hospitalin some isolated areas,” SA Police tweeted. “Attend nearest hospital, police or
Residents told to make their own way to police, hospital
News.com.au / Posted 20 hours ago
in some isolated areas,” SA Police tweeted. “Attend nearest hospital, police or fire station if needed.” The SA Country Fire Service noted this morning that some landline and mobile telephone services were still not available. The entire state... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Large house fire in central North Islandvillage in the central North Island. Up to eight fire crews are fighting the b
Large house fire in central North Island
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
village in the central North Island. Up to eight fire crews are fighting the blaze which broke out just after 10am. A Fire Service spokesman said the single storey house, situated close to the intersection of Raurimu Rd and State Highway 4,... Read more
20h
Illawarra Mercury
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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20h
Illawarra Mercury
Search to resume for friends missing in national parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for friends missing in national park
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Police have not been... Read more
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20h
Sky News Australia
Sydney pair missing in Royal National Parkan unknown track from Waterfall Railway Station. Contact with the women was so
Sydney pair missing in Royal National Park
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 hours ago
an unknown track from Waterfall Railway Station. Contact with the women was soon lost, and a search involving the Rural Fire Service, State Emergency Service, park rangers and the Lifesaver helicopter ran until being suspended due to darkness at... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Parkcontact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search wit
Search to resume for women missing in Royal National Park
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
contact with the women since the call. Sutherland police launched a search with the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, the State Emergency Service and park rangers, which was suspended at 7pm due to darkness. Lost: Kate Bateup.... Read more
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20h
Western Advocate
Local and state governmentof the new Kelso water reservoir which will service up to 4000 new residential
Local and state government
Western Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
of the new Kelso water reservoir which will service up to 4000 new residential lots, the construction of the new Rural Fire Service complex, extensive upgrade works at Bathurst Aerodrome and the construction of the Hereford Street rugby league... Read more
21h
News.com.au
Three women go missing in same area as missing teen Casie Olczakwere unable to re-establish contact with them and launched a search involving p
Three women go missing in same area as missing teen Casie Olczak
News.com.au / Posted 21 hours ago
were unable to re-establish contact with them and launched a search involving police, the Lifesaver helicopter, the Rural Fire Service, State Emergency Service and park rangers. The search was suspended about 7pm due to darkness. It is expected... Read more
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21h
The New Zealand Herald
More heavy rain and thunderstorms possible todaysays Auckland is in the firing line for a second successive day of thunderstorm
More heavy rain and thunderstorms possible today
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
says Auckland is in the firing line for a second successive day of thunderstorms and heavy localised showers. The Fire Service went to about 20 weather-related callouts yesterday, mostly to blocked drains. North Island rain radar. Photo /... Read more
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23h
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Car crashes on the A1065 in Hilborough, near Swaffhamthis evening. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Police were
Car crashes on the A1065 in Hilborough, near Swaffham
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
this evening. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Police were called at 7.12pm, and they called the fire service, because of fears the driver had been trapped in the vehicle, but she was out of the car by the time police... Read more
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