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Daily Star
Murder probe launched after body of fisherman 'hit over the head' found in River Thamesproviding support to them at this time. On their behalf we ask that their priva
Murder probe launched after body of fisherman 'hit over the head' found in River Thames
Daily Star / Posted 9 hours ago
providing support to them at this time. On their behalf we ask that their privacy is respected." A spokesman for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 3.04pm to Waterside Drive in Walton and sent two fire engines, two boat... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Tragic accidental deaths of West Kirby couple after fire at their homefears that they may have been victims of government cuts leading to fire statio
Tragic accidental deaths of West Kirby couple after fire at their home
Liverpool Echo / Posted 12 hours ago
fears that they may have been victims of government cuts leading to fire station closures were rejected by the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. The inquest heard that a neighbour called 999 at 1.24am on March 21 after hearing the smoke alarms... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Murder probe as 'missing fisherman' found dead with head injurypolice guard remained in place at an island opposite The Weir pub in Waterside
Murder probe as 'missing fisherman' found dead with head injury
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 12 hours ago
police guard remained in place at an island opposite The Weir pub in Waterside Drive on Friday. A spokesman for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 3.04pm to Waterside Drive in Walton and sent two fire engines, two boat... Read more
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birminghammail
Are these Birmingham's worst parkers? The quality of parking in the city has come under scrutiny after West Midland
Are these Birmingham's worst parkers?
birminghammail / Posted 13 hours ago
The quality of parking in the city has come under scrutiny after West Midland Fire and Rescue Service said thoughtlessly-parked cars sometimes hindered crews' ability to put out blazes. The video above shows... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Heroic firefighter saves man after pulling his lifeless body from waterat the scene before being taken to hospital. Read More The drama happened at
Heroic firefighter saves man after pulling his lifeless body from water
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
at the scene before being taken to hospital. Read More The drama happened at around 6am on May 21, and now West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are warning people to take care over the summer. Ian Bitcon from WYFRS said: “This truly was a... Read more
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Al.com
Birmingham firefighter collapses, hospitalized with smoke inhalation after early-morning blazeA Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service lieutenant collapsed during an early-morni
Birmingham firefighter collapses, hospitalized with smoke inhalation after early-morning blaze
Al.com / Posted 16 hours ago
A Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service lieutenant collapsed during an early-morning blaze, and now is hospitalized at UAB. The injury happened about 1:45 a.m. while firefighters were battling a house blaze in the 8000 block of 6th Avenue North. Capt.... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Crash in Brading leads to traffic delaysto Ryde route, at 11.21am. The incident led to extensive traffic delays in the
Crash in Brading leads to traffic delays
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 16 hours ago
to Ryde route, at 11.21am. The incident led to extensive traffic delays in the area in both directions. An Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service crew from Ryde made the vehicles safe, while the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service assisted an elderly... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Arson attack destroys children’s play areain our area. “All it has done is destroy things for other people who enjoy the
Arson attack destroys children’s play area
Wakefield Today / Posted 17 hours ago
in our area. “All it has done is destroy things for other people who enjoy the park.” A spokeswoman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews from Wakefield Fire Station attended the scene and extinguished the flames. The Friends... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Armed robbers torch car after Cheadle bank ram raidthey were called to reports of an armed robbery on Cheadle High Street at 9.15a
Armed robbers torch car after Cheadle bank ram raid
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 hours ago
they were called to reports of an armed robbery on Cheadle High Street at 9.15am. A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “A spokesman from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to a report... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Dramatic river rescue footage shows danger of open waterDramatic footage showing a river rescue has been produced to demonstrate the da
Dramatic river rescue footage shows danger of open water
Wakefield Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Dramatic footage showing a river rescue has been produced to demonstrate the dangers of open water. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has released the video which was caught on camera by Leeds City Council CCTV operatives. It follows... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Man rescued from flat fire in Runcornat 8.19pm last night. Four firefighters wore breathing apparatus and rescued t
Man rescued from flat fire in Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 hours ago
at 8.19pm last night. Four firefighters wore breathing apparatus and rescued the occupant from inside. A Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “He was handed to the care of paramedics. “Two hose reel jets and one covering jet... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Aldingbourne trailer fire ‘was deliberate’fire which destroyed a catering trailer parked in Aldingbourne is believed to h
Aldingbourne trailer fire ‘was deliberate’
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
fire which destroyed a catering trailer parked in Aldingbourne is believed to have been started deliberately. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service received 26 calls alerting it to the blaze, in Norton Lane, shortly before 9pm on Thursday night,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Fire services ‘safer in our hands’ says county councilpage. Sponsored by Safer in Our Hands logo SUS-160722-170850001 Fire and re
Fire services ‘safer in our hands’ says county council
Chichester Observer / Posted 23 hours ago
page. Sponsored by Safer in Our Hands logo SUS-160722-170850001 Fire and rescue services in West Sussex are ‘safer in our hands’ at the heart of the community, according to a campaign... Read more
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express
Hero schoolgirl, aged just six, rescues baby brother from inferno which killed her siblingsevere - it may have set off smoke detectors. "The tragedy happened in a very
Hero schoolgirl, aged just six, rescues baby brother from inferno which killed her sibling
express / Posted yesterday
severe - it may have set off smoke detectors. "The tragedy happened in a very close community - specialist teams from the fire and rescue service will be working with the community in the coming days." South Wales Police are appealing for... Read more
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walesonline
Man hit by train at Cardiff Central and services disruptedthe latest timetables from Network Rail: Fire crews remain at the scene. Head
Man hit by train at Cardiff Central and services disrupted
walesonline / Posted yesterday
the latest timetables from Network Rail: Fire crews remain at the scene. Head of Joint Fire Control for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters rescued a casualty from the underside of a train at Cardiff Central at... Read more
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Northern Echo
LISTEN: Control operator praised for helping Bishop Auckland mother stay calm during house firefirefighters who rescued the family were commended by Stuart Errington, chief f
LISTEN: Control operator praised for helping Bishop Auckland mother stay calm during house fire
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
firefighters who rescued the family were commended by Stuart Errington, chief fire officer at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. Miss Stephenson, 21, has also praised Ms Woodhouse, stating:“She was so calm and told me what to... Read more
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Northern Echo
Control operator praised for helping Bishop Auckland mother stay calm during house fire - listen to 999 callfirefighters who rescued the family were commended by Stuart Errington, chief f
Control operator praised for helping Bishop Auckland mother stay calm during house fire - listen to 999 call
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
firefighters who rescued the family were commended by Stuart Errington, chief fire officer at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. Miss Stephenson, 21, has also praised Ms Woodhouse, stating:“She was so calm and told me what to... Read more
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walesonline
Six-old girl saved her baby brother from fatal house blazesevere - it may have set off smoke detectors. “The tragedy happened in a very
Six-old girl saved her baby brother from fatal house blaze
walesonline / Posted yesterday
severe - it may have set off smoke detectors. “The tragedy happened in a very close community - specialist teams from the fire and rescue service will be working with the community in the coming days.” HM Coroner has been informed of the death... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Wroxall fire suspected as arsonRoad, after smoke was seen rising into the air shortly before 2pm. Flames engu
Wroxall fire suspected as arson
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted yesterday
Road, after smoke was seen rising into the air shortly before 2pm. Flames engulfed the buildings and the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service group manager Dean Haward said yesterday that three buildings were totally gutted. An Isle of Wight... Read more
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walesonline
Man hit by train at Cardiff Central and services disruptedCentral station and the incident is on-going. Here’s a tweet from Arriva Train
Man hit by train at Cardiff Central and services disrupted
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Central station and the incident is on-going. Here’s a tweet from Arriva Trains Wales: A spokeswoman for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said they were called at around 12.34pm. Firefighters are assisting ambulance staff. A spokesman... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Electrical fault is cause for fire which tore through roof of Colwyn Bay housefault was the cause of a fire which tore through the roof of a Colwyn Bay house
Electrical fault is cause for fire which tore through roof of Colwyn Bay house
North Wales Pioneer / Posted yesterday
fault was the cause of a fire which tore through the roof of a Colwyn Bay house, fire chiefs have confirmed. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 7.59pm on Tuesday, July 19 reporting a roof on fire at a property in Cedar Park,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hero schoolgirl carries baby from house fire then returns to save rest of familysevere - it may have set off smoke detectors. "The tragedy happened in a very
Hero schoolgirl carries baby from house fire then returns to save rest of family
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
severe - it may have set off smoke detectors. "The tragedy happened in a very close community - specialist teams from the fire and rescue service will be working with the community in the coming days." Detective Chief Inspector Esyr Jones, of... Read more
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Gazette
Family thank Yate community for donations after devastating house fireto the family. A fundraising campaign, led by neighbour Stacey Oakley, has so f
Family thank Yate community for donations after devastating house fire
Gazette / Posted yesterday
to the family. A fundraising campaign, led by neighbour Stacey Oakley, has so far raised £1,841. Becky thanked Avon Fire and Rescue Service, which sent five fire engines and a welfare vehicle to the scene. In a message on the service’s... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Southwater car park closure: Repair delays caused by insurance claims « Shropshire Starwas caused to lighting, electrical wiring and walls at the premises which left
Southwater car park closure: Repair delays caused by insurance claims « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
was caused to lighting, electrical wiring and walls at the premises which left a number of bays unusable. Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said they believe the fire started accidentally due to faulty electrics in one of the cars. Shoppers... Read more
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walesonline
Large refuse fire in Cardiff was started deliberatelyhas confirmed the fire was started deliberately. Crews are currently at the sc
Large refuse fire in Cardiff was started deliberately
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
has confirmed the fire was started deliberately. Crews are currently at the scene and at around 7.05pm, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service reported that the fire was under control. The fire service said the incident was likely to be... Read more
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chroniclelive
Durham fire service respond to more than 1700 medical call outsCounty Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service has been called out to 1,7
Durham fire service respond to more than 1700 medical call outs
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service has been called out to 1,758 emergency medical response incidents, arriving on the scene within an average of six minutes and 50 seconds. A combined fire authority meeting at Durham County Hall... Read more
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walesonline
Live updates as crews called to large refuse fire in Cardiffbeing advised to keep their windows and doors closed. Crews are currently at t
Live updates as crews called to large refuse fire in Cardiff
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
being advised to keep their windows and doors closed. Crews are currently at the scene and at around 7.05pm, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service reported that the fire was under control. The service said the incident was likely to be ongoing for... Read more
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Northern Echo
Two rescued by boat at popular River Tees swimming site near Darlingtonservices were called to a popular swimming spot this afternoon. Multiple crews
Two rescued by boat at popular River Tees swimming site near Darlington
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
services were called to a popular swimming spot this afternoon. Multiple crews from Country Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service launched a boat to assist the pair that had been in the river at Broken Scar, near Darlington. A... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Weather sparks a wildfire warning « Jersey Evening PostJERSEY is at a higher risk of a wildfire this summer after going several years
Weather sparks a wildfire warning « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
JERSEY is at a higher risk of a wildfire this summer after going several years without a major countryside blaze, the Fire and Rescue Service has warned. From 2009 to 2011 the Island suffered a series of serious furze fires, many in the north-west... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Road reopens after collision near Trinity Parkpeople were taken to hospital following a collision near to Trinity Park in Ips
Road reopens after collision near Trinity Park
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
people were taken to hospital following a collision near to Trinity Park in Ipswich today. Suffolk police, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service and the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust were called to the collision, on Felixstowe Road,... Read more
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Bury Times
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Gazette
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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guardian-series
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Harrow Times
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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This is West Country
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Gazette News
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Bolton News
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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The News and Star
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Passengers evacuated after double decker bus fireand no one was injured. Read more: Mum didn't tell police she hit toddler in h
Passengers evacuated after double decker bus fire
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
and no one was injured. Read more: Mum didn't tell police she hit toddler in her car A spokeswoman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "It is a fire in the engine compartment. The driver and passengers had been evacuated when we... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blazewent into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed t
Mum pays tribute to 'handsome, blue-eyed' son, four, who perished in house blaze
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
went into the burning building, a two-storey semi-detached house, and managed to rescue the two boys, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said. Jac's mother, named locally as Jennifer Davies, raised the alarm at 1.40am and managed to... Read more
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