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Weston Mercury
Emergency services day at Portishead poolin a life-and-death situation. The day involved safety talks and demonstration
Emergency services day at Portishead pool
Weston Mercury / Posted 35 minutes ago
in a life-and-death situation. The day involved safety talks and demonstrations by the RNLI, HM Coastguard, Avon Fire and Rescue Service, South West Ambulance Service and Avon and Somerset Constabulary. Defibrillator training was... Read more
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Times of Malta
Duckling drain rescue goes swimminglyWatch hailing the bird's salvation as the "best rescue yet" as members of the p
Duckling drain rescue goes swimmingly
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
Watch hailing the bird's salvation as the "best rescue yet" as members of the public watch on. Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said the crew were called to Queen Street, Droitwich, on Wednesday by a passer-by - after the... Read more
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This is West Country
Firefighters called to suspected arson attack on building in south SomersetFIREFIGHTERS were called to a suspected arson attack at a property in South Som
Firefighters called to suspected arson attack on building in south Somerset
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a suspected arson attack at a property in South Somerset. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was called to the incident at the Recreation Ground in Eastover, Langport, at 8.35pm yesterday. One fire appliance from... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Bay closed following gas leak « Jersey Evening PostFIREFIGHTERS closed access to St Brelade's Bay following a gas leak. The State
Bay closed following gas leak « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 13 hours ago
FIREFIGHTERS closed access to St Brelade's Bay following a gas leak. The States Fire and Rescue Service reported that a car had driven in to a mains supply line on Mont Sohier. Jersey Gas quickly isolated the leak following the incident, and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Horror ambulance crash leaves one driver dead and 3 injuredresources at the scene of this accident, including Wales Air Ambulances, suppor
Horror ambulance crash leaves one driver dead and 3 injured
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
resources at the scene of this accident, including Wales Air Ambulances, supported by North Wales Police and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service." The spokeswoman said she could not provide any further information at this stage. Some emergency... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Two ambulances crash into each other in 'serious' incidentresources at the scene of this accident, including Wales Air Ambulances, suppor
Two ambulances crash into each other in 'serious' incident
Daily Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
resources at the scene of this accident, including Wales Air Ambulances, supported by North Wales Police and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service." The spokeswoman said she could not provide any further information at this stage. Some emergency... Read more
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walesonline
Two ambulances involved in 'serious' collisionresources at the scene of this accident, including Wales Air Ambulances, suppor
Two ambulances involved in 'serious' collision
walesonline / Posted 17 hours ago
resources at the scene of this accident, including Wales Air Ambulances, supported by North Wales Police and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service. “This is all of the information we are able to share at this stage.” The A499 remains closed with... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fisherman survives croc attack in Sungai Krango, Krianthighs and feet. The victim, in the throes of struggle for his life, was notic
Fisherman survives croc attack in Sungai Krango, Krian
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 hours ago
thighs and feet. The victim, in the throes of struggle for his life, was noticed by three off-duty firemen from Saratok Fire and Rescue Service (Bomba) station who happened to be on leisurely fishing nearby. The firemen, identified as Hamden... Read more
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Daily Record
Music festival featuring Underworld and Rudimental is scrapped at 11th hour“critical” failings in the festival plans around crowd safety and traffic. Acc
Music festival featuring Underworld and Rudimental is scrapped at 11th hour
Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
“critical” failings in the festival plans around crowd safety and traffic. According to the Dundee Courier, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service warned of “serious safety implications” should an incident occur. Full refunds are now being given... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Mock motorcylist crash staged in North Oxfordshire for TV showHeyford for the filming of an ITV4 show featuring the county's Biker Down works
Mock motorcylist crash staged in North Oxfordshire for TV show
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 22 hours ago
Heyford for the filming of an ITV4 show featuring the county's Biker Down workshops. The Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service course has been teaching bikers how to stay safe on the road over the past eight months and that was... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Mock motorcylist crash staged in North Oxfordshire for TV showHeyford for the filming of an ITV4 show featuring the county's Biker Down works
Mock motorcylist crash staged in North Oxfordshire for TV show
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Heyford for the filming of an ITV4 show featuring the county's Biker Down workshops. The Oxfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service course has been teaching bikers how to stay safe on the road over the past eight months and that was... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
UPDATED: Winchester fire crews attend chemical incident on the Isle of Wightsuicide bid. In a statement Hampshire police said: “We have closed part of St
UPDATED: Winchester fire crews attend chemical incident on the Isle of Wight
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
suicide bid. In a statement Hampshire police said: “We have closed part of St Mary's Road in Cowes to allow Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to manage a hazardous chemical incident. “We were contacted just after 7pm this evening (Wednesday,... Read more
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Hunts Post
Ramsey women died after ‘succumbing to smoke’ in house firehad laid her clothes on the wicker stall, as she always did to dry her clothes.
Ramsey women died after ‘succumbing to smoke’ in house fire
Hunts Post / Posted 23 hours ago
had laid her clothes on the wicker stall, as she always did to dry her clothes. Fire investigator for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, Karl Bowden, said: “The fire had occurred in the living room area of the home either due to an ember... Read more
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Sussex Express
Fire crews called to Seaford business in early hoursEast Sussex Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in Seaford in the early hou
Fire crews called to Seaford business in early hours
Sussex Express / Posted yesterday
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service attended a fire in Seaford in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, April 28). Four appliances from Seaford, Newhaven, Eastbourne and Lewes and three officers were mobilised to Steyne Road after reports of a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Winchester fire crews attend chemical incident on the Isle of Wightsuicide bid. In a statement Hampshire police said: “We have closed part of St
Winchester fire crews attend chemical incident on the Isle of Wight
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
suicide bid. In a statement Hampshire police said: “We have closed part of St Mary's Road in Cowes to allow Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to manage a hazardous chemical incident. “We were contacted just after 7pm this evening (Wednesday,... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Two people and three dogs rescued after car crash in Nottinghamshire villageElderberry Cottage, in Orston Lane. Three dogs, a man and a woman were rescued
Two people and three dogs rescued after car crash in Nottinghamshire village
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Elderberry Cottage, in Orston Lane. Three dogs, a man and a woman were rescued by firefighters from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service following the crash. Both the man and the woman were taken to hospital by East Midlands Ambulance... Read more
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Daily Star
Casualties after Isle of Wight 'chemical incident'for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police said: “We have closed part of St Mary’s
Casualties after Isle of Wight 'chemical incident'
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
for Hampshire and Isle of Wight Police said: “We have closed part of St Mary’s Road in Cowes to allow Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service to manage a hazardous chemical incident. “Police were contacted just after 7pm this evening by Isle... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Sixteen fire crews on scene at thatched house blaze in Beltoncalled to the incident at the two-storey house, thought to be a holiday home, o
Sixteen fire crews on scene at thatched house blaze in Belton
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
called to the incident at the two-storey house, thought to be a holiday home, on Beccles Road at 7.20pm tonight. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said 16 appliances were currently on scene and that they were expected remain there overnight. A... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
Demand for Thurso fire station to be upgraded for female firefightersurgently needed due to the high ratio of female firefighters working in the are
Demand for Thurso fire station to be upgraded for female firefighters
John O'Groat Journal / Posted yesterday
urgently needed due to the high ratio of female firefighters working in the area. Councillors are calling on the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to invest in facilities to cater for women at the Millbank Road base. Thurso Fire Station has... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Crash at Tapnellwere called to help free a casualty from a car involved in a crash on the Middl
Crash at Tapnell
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted yesterday
were called to help free a casualty from a car involved in a crash on the Middle Road this afternoon. Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service, ambulance service and police were called to the scene, near the junction of Newport Road — known as... Read more
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chroniclelive
Arson investigation launched after Gateshead Stadium blazethe authority said it is still unknown how the culprits got into the ground. F
Arson investigation launched after Gateshead Stadium blaze
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
the authority said it is still unknown how the culprits got into the ground. Firefighter David Bell from the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service attended the blaze at about 6.45pm on Tuesday evening, and said that he found crash mats and hurdles... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Another fire in derelict buildingEgremont derelict buildings opposite the town's rugby league ground, on Coach R
Another fire in derelict building
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
Egremont derelict buildings opposite the town's rugby league ground, on Coach Road around 9pm. A spokeswoman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) said the well alight fire had been "deliberate" and measured approximately 30 metres by 20... Read more
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This is West Country
Man who died after two car crash near Ilminster named locally as Paul Hallthe collision investigation unit on 101 quoting log 0131 AE of Monday 25 April.
Man who died after two car crash near Ilminster named locally as Paul Hall
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
the collision investigation unit on 101 quoting log 0131 AE of Monday 25 April.” A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called to the incident at 7.51am, on the B3168 near Ilminster. "We released two... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Elderly man dies in Littlehampton flat blazetwo fire engines to tackle the blaze. Ambulances and police were also at the s
Elderly man dies in Littlehampton flat blaze
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
two fire engines to tackle the blaze. Ambulances and police were also at the scene. A statement issued by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the fatality. “A fire engine from Littlehampton was at the block of flats, which is... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Firefighters called to house in Haylandscrews were called at 8.30am after a neighbour raised the alarm at the Hayloft.
Firefighters called to house in Haylands
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 2 days ago
crews were called at 8.30am after a neighbour raised the alarm at the Hayloft. Shortly before 9am, an Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said firefighters were breaking into the property to assess the situation. *The fire... Read more
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Sussex Express
Crews called to chimney fire in UckfieldEast Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a chimney fire in
Crews called to chimney fire in Uckfield
Sussex Express / Posted 2 days ago
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a chimney fire in Uckfield yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, April 26). One appliance from Uckfield was mobilised to the incident on New Place Close, Uckfield at 3:15pm. On arrival, crews... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)of the sugar milling company, MSF Sugar, in far north Queensland. Kirsty Nanca
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
of the sugar milling company, MSF Sugar, in far north Queensland. Kirsty Nancarrow and Abigail Stanbridge The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) says it is continuing to be kept busy with fires on the Tablelands in the state's far... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Hampshire fire service only responds to around 50 West Sussex incidents a yearresidents’. Mr Barling said he was ‘not surprised you’re disappointed with my
Hampshire fire service only responds to around 50 West Sussex incidents a year
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
residents’. Mr Barling said he was ‘not surprised you’re disappointed with my reply’ and explained that since Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service was a stand-alone authority it was appropriate for West Sussex’s chief fire officer to give a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Arsonist jailed for more than three years after starting fire at house with woman insidecatching McGrady just metres from the fire. Thanks to the speedy response of b
Arsonist jailed for more than three years after starting fire at house with woman inside
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
catching McGrady just metres from the fire. Thanks to the speedy response of both Lancashire Constabulary and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, damage was limited to the coal shed and smoke damage to the house. Police and the fire service... Read more
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thebee
Darwen arsonist put behind barscatching McGrady just metres from the fire. Thanks to the speedy response of b
Darwen arsonist put behind bars
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
catching McGrady just metres from the fire. Thanks to the speedy response of both Lancashire Constabulary and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, damage was limited to the coal shed and smoke damage to the house. Police and the fire service... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Arsonist jailed for more than three years after starting fire at housecatching McGrady just metres from the fire. Thanks to the speedy response of b
Arsonist jailed for more than three years after starting fire at house
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
catching McGrady just metres from the fire. Thanks to the speedy response of both Lancashire Constabulary and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, damage was limited to the coal shed and smoke damage to the house. Police and the fire service... Read more
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Powys County Times
Warning to Powys farmers over illegal burning after huge Beulah blazeQuarry, Beulah and spent nearly three hours tackling the flames. Will Bowen, h
Warning to Powys farmers over illegal burning after huge Beulah blaze
Powys County Times / Posted 2 days ago
Quarry, Beulah and spent nearly three hours tackling the flames. Will Bowen, head of arson reduction at Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “Deliberate fire setting is a crime. Deliberately-set grass fires are extremely unpredictable... Read more
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U TV
Man found dead after fire at Coalisland houseEmergency crews were called to the scene at Barrack Street on Tuesday afternoon
Man found dead after fire at Coalisland house
U TV / Posted 2 days ago
Emergency crews were called to the scene at Barrack Street on Tuesday afternoon. A spokesperson for the Fire and Rescue Service said: “Tragically one man was found deceased at the scene. “No action was taken by firefighters as the fire was already... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Man found dead following fire at Coalisland housea fire at a house in Co Tyrone. Emergency services are at the scene on Barrack
Man found dead following fire at Coalisland house
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
a fire at a house in Co Tyrone. Emergency services are at the scene on Barrack Street, Coalisland. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service received a call at midday but when they arrived the fire was already out. A Northern Ireland Fire &... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Ducklings rescued from city centre drain by firefighterswas just cheering, there must have been about 30 people stood around watching."
Ducklings rescued from city centre drain by firefighters
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
was just cheering, there must have been about 30 people stood around watching." A spokesman for Nottighamshire Fire and Rescue Service said the call to Shakespeare Street was received at 10.45am. He added: "We were called to a 'small... Read more
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Gazette
100 hay bales are set on fire in Wickwar farm arsonafter several members of the public called the emergency services having spotte
100 hay bales are set on fire in Wickwar farm arson
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
after several members of the public called the emergency services having spotted the flames. A spokesman for Avon Fire and Rescue Service said no-one was injured in the blaze and no farm machinery was damaged in the fire. He said:... Read more
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guardian-series
'Lowest morale ever' and fear of increased deaths ahead of fire service cutsPlanned cuts have shattered Essex Fire and Rescue Service morale and could lead
'Lowest morale ever' and fear of increased deaths ahead of fire service cuts
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
Planned cuts have shattered Essex Fire and Rescue Service morale and could lead to more incident deaths, it has been claimed. In Epping Forest, Loughton station is set to lose one of two fire engines and Waltham Abbey station could change from a... Read more
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Daily Record
Boy, 15, arrested after bomb squad called to attempted robbery in AberdeenTuesday but there is no threat to the public, officers said. A force spokesman
Boy, 15, arrested after bomb squad called to attempted robbery in Aberdeen
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday but there is no threat to the public, officers said. A force spokesman said: "Officers along with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Scottish Ambulance Service attended a suspected attempted housebreaking incident at a commercial... Read more
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chroniclelive
Metro trains back running between Monument and Heworth after earlier fire alarmand Heworth were halted in both directions. The bus concourse at Gateshead Inte
Metro trains back running between Monument and Heworth after earlier fire alarm
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
and Heworth were halted in both directions. The bus concourse at Gateshead Interchange has since re-opened. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service were investigating inside the Metro tunnel to see what caused the fire alarm activation but they have... Read more
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Scotsman
Teen arrested after bomb squad called to ‘attempted robbery’Tuesday but there is no threat to the public, officers said. A force spokesman
Teen arrested after bomb squad called to ‘attempted robbery’
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday but there is no threat to the public, officers said. A force spokesman said: “Officers along with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Scottish Ambulance Service attended a suspected attempted housebreaking incident at a commercial... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Ducklings rescued from city centre drain cause quite a flapwas just cheering, there must have been about 30 people stood around watching."
Ducklings rescued from city centre drain cause quite a flap
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
was just cheering, there must have been about 30 people stood around watching." A spokesman for Nottighamshire Fire and Rescue Service said the call to Shakespeare Street was received at 10.45am. He added: "We were called to a 'small... Read more
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chroniclelive
Metro trains suspended between Monument and Heworth after fire alarm activatedand Heworth were halted in both directions. The bus concourse at Gateshead Inte
Metro trains suspended between Monument and Heworth after fire alarm activated
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
and Heworth were halted in both directions. The bus concourse at Gateshead Interchange has since re-opened. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service were investigating inside the Metro tunnel to see what caused the fire alarm activation but they have... Read more
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Scotsman
Man arrested after bomb squad called to ‘attempted robbery’ in AberdeenTuesday but there is no threat to the public, police said. A force spokesman s
Man arrested after bomb squad called to ‘attempted robbery’ in Aberdeen
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday but there is no threat to the public, police said. A force spokesman said: “Officers along with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Scottish Ambulance Service attended a suspected attempted housebreaking incident at a commercial... Read more
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This is West Country
UPDATED: Man in his 40s dies after two car crash near Ilminsterthe collision investigation unit on 101 quoting log 0131 AE of Monday 25 April.
UPDATED: Man in his 40s dies after two car crash near Ilminster
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
the collision investigation unit on 101 quoting log 0131 AE of Monday 25 April.” A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called to the incident at 7.51am, on the B3168 near Ilminster. "We released two... Read more
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Gazette
Fire crew called to Yate park to rescue teen stuck in swingto Tyndale Park at 5.26pm on Sunday (April 24). They found a 13-year-old child
Fire crew called to Yate park to rescue teen stuck in swing
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
to Tyndale Park at 5.26pm on Sunday (April 24). They found a 13-year-old child stuck in a swing. Area manager for Avon Fire and Rescue Service, Mark Allison, said: “This was a very basic rescue but it does highlight some of the things we do... Read more
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This is West Country
UPDATED: Man dies after two car crash near Ilminsterthe collision investigation unit on 101 quoting log 0131 AE of Monday 25 April.
UPDATED: Man dies after two car crash near Ilminster
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
the collision investigation unit on 101 quoting log 0131 AE of Monday 25 April.” A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called to the incident at 7.51am, on the B3168 near Ilminster. "We released two... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sister's poignant tribute to tragic rally driver Ryan Bradley as she arrives for wedding in one of his favourite carsstruck a wall and entered the water at Lough Island Reavy in Kilcoo. It took s
Sister's poignant tribute to tragic rally driver Ryan Bradley as she arrives for wedding in one of his favourite cars
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
struck a wall and entered the water at Lough Island Reavy in Kilcoo. It took several hours for divers from the PSNI and Fire and Rescue Service to recover Ryan's body. A popular and experienced competitor, Ryan and his brother Kevin travelled... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rainbow Chinese restaurant damaged by accidental kitchen fire in Londonderryon the roof of the building to explode and fall in pieces to the ground. Weste
Rainbow Chinese restaurant damaged by accidental kitchen fire in Londonderry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
on the roof of the building to explode and fall in pieces to the ground. Western Area Commander with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, Mark Deeney, who was in charge of the operation, said: "The fire started in the kitchen area and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Deadline looms for applications to sign up at Walney fire stationTHE deadline to apply to join a fire crew on Walney is fast approaching. Cumbr
Deadline looms for applications to sign up at Walney fire station
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
THE deadline to apply to join a fire crew on Walney is fast approaching. Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has launched a bid to sign up new recruits to serve the retained fire stations across the county, including the one in Mill Lane, Walney. Crew... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Labour to force Commons vote over plans to merge fire and police servicespolice services. The party said its move comes as new figures show a rise in f
Labour to force Commons vote over plans to merge fire and police services
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
police services. The party said its move comes as new figures show a rise in fire deaths, warning that budget cuts to the Fire and Rescue Service have gone too far. Labour will call on the Government to commit to a statutory independent Fire and... Read more
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