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This is West Country
Family flee Brent Knoll blazeFIRE ripped through a detached house near Brent Knoll last week leaving its own
Family flee Brent Knoll blaze
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
FIRE ripped through a detached house near Brent Knoll last week leaving its owners homeless and their pet dog dead. The fire service found the two-storey home in Wick Lane, Lympsham, “well alight” when their crews from Burnham-on-Sea and... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Local juvenile taken into custody, questioned about structure fireArson is suspected as the cause of a structure fire Saturday afternoon that gut
Local juvenile taken into custody, questioned about structure fire
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Arson is suspected as the cause of a structure fire Saturday afternoon that gutted a home on the south end of town. Pahrump Fire and Rescue Service crews responded to a home on Thousandaire, just adjacent to a local RV park. As crews began fighting... Read more
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Daily Star
Learner diver: Woman ends up stuck in streamPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Think you might need some more lessons She had to be c
Learner diver: Woman ends up stuck in stream
Daily Star / Posted 6 hours ago
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Think you might need some more lessons She had to be cut out of the Toyota Yaris but the woman’s instructor managed to free himself. The accident happened at a roundabout in Nottingham, when the driver lost control, smashed... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Car fire in RydeThe burning car in Ryde. Picture courtesy of Hannah Grace. FIREFIGHTERS tackle
Car fire in Ryde
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 6 hours ago
The burning car in Ryde. Picture courtesy of Hannah Grace. FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze which broke out in a car in Abbey Lane, Ryde this afternoon. The car caught fire at the junction of Abbey Lane and East Hill Road at around 2.47pm. Isle of... Read more
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U TV
Co Down pensioner died in fire caused by ‘cooker’Clothing or soft furnishings may have been placed on top of the oil-fired stove
Co Down pensioner died in fire caused by ‘cooker’
U TV / Posted 7 hours ago
Clothing or soft furnishings may have been placed on top of the oil-fired stove in George Mathers' farmhouse kitchen in rural Co Down. An inquest was also told how the 82-year-old widower, who lived alone at Ballynafern Road outside Banbridge,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cattle farmer, 82, died after Aga cooker caught fire An elderly cattle farmer was killed when his Aga cooker caught fire, a corone
Cattle farmer, 82, died after Aga cooker caught fire
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
An elderly cattle farmer was killed when his Aga cooker caught fire, a coroner's court has heard. Clothing or soft furnishings may have been placed on top of the oil-fired stove in George... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Co Down farmer, 82, died when Aga cooker caught fireAn elderly cattle farmer was killed when his Aga cooker caught fire, a coroner’
Co Down farmer, 82, died when Aga cooker caught fire
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 hours ago
An elderly cattle farmer was killed when his Aga cooker caught fire, a coroner’s court has heard. Clothing or soft furnishings may have been placed on top of the oil-fired stove in George Mathers’ farmhouse kitchen in rural Co Down. Coroner Suzanne... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Police day to be held in Cheddar Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be attending the Sweetshop summer showdow
Police day to be held in Cheddar
Weston Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be attending the Sweetshop summer showdown on Monday at Winchester Farm, Cheddar. The day promises to have something for everyone with trade stands, discounted go-karting, food... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
‘There will be some difficult decisions to be made’ - budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure... Read more
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This is West Country
'Don't get caught out by advertising phone scam' warns Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue ServiceBUSINESSES in the Taunton area are being warned to guard against bogus callers
'Don't get caught out by advertising phone scam' warns Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
This is West Country / Posted 11 hours ago
BUSINESSES in the Taunton area are being warned to guard against bogus callers trying to con them into paying for advertising in non-existent publications. The scammers have targeted firms by cold calling over the phone and claiming to be from Devon... Read more
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herald ie/
Every parent's worst nightmare - Fire crews rescue seven-week-old baby trapped in car Rebecca Black – 28 August 2015 10:42 AM This was the moment when the mother
Every parent's worst nightmare - Fire crews rescue seven-week-old baby trapped in car
herald ie/ / Posted 11 hours ago
Rebecca Black – 28 August 2015 10:42 AM This was the moment when the mother of a seven-week-old baby realised she could not get into her car where her child was... Read more
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guardian-series
Firefighters walk out in first of two planned strikesFirefighters will walk out today in the first of two planned strikes. Members
Firefighters walk out in first of two planned strikes
guardian-series / Posted 13 hours ago
Firefighters will walk out today in the first of two planned strikes. Members of The Fire Brigades Union will be on strike between 9am and 6pm today, and again on Tuesday (September 1). Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has resilience... Read more
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thebee
Lancashire fire service teams up with North West AmbulanceLancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews are to operate as life-saving Communit
Lancashire fire service teams up with North West Ambulance
thebee / Posted 14 hours ago
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews are to operate as life-saving Community First Responders (CFR) as part of a new joint initiative with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS). The six month pilot project, operating from Morecambe and Ormskirk... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fire crews rescue baby trapped in mum's car A mother was reunited with her baby yesterday after the child became locked i
Fire crews rescue baby trapped in mum's car
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
A mother was reunited with her baby yesterday after the child became locked in her carA team of firefighters work to get the vehicle openThe car is finally opened It's every parent's worst fear - their... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure as part of controversial proposals to plug a... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Bri
Budget cuts could force Norfolk fire stations to shut
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 hours ago
Firefighters tackle a blaze at Oulton Hall. Picture: Norfolk Fire Service/Brian Walshe A number of Norfolk fire stations could face closure as part of controversial proposals to plug a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
U.K. firefighters visit, learn from C.O. expertsA group of firefighters from Hampshire, United Kingdom have come all the way to
U.K. firefighters visit, learn from C.O. experts
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 hours ago
A group of firefighters from Hampshire, United Kingdom have come all the way to Central Oregon to learn how to effectively fight wildfires. On Thursday, they visited the burn scar of last year's Two Bulls Fire. "I've never seen anything like this... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Learner driver ends up in stream after losing control on roundaboutA learner driver was cut free from her car after she lost control and drove str
Learner driver ends up in stream after losing control on roundabout
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 hours ago
A learner driver was cut free from her car after she lost control and drove straight across a roundabout – ending up in a nearby stream. The inexperienced motorist had been driving along Edwards Lane, in Sherwood, when she careered over a roundabout... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Smoke seen for miles in Stottesdon diesel fire « Shropshire StarThe blaze at the farm in Stottesdon, near Bridgnorth, quickly escalated after t
Smoke seen for miles in Stottesdon diesel fire « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 23 hours ago
The blaze at the farm in Stottesdon, near Bridgnorth, quickly escalated after the fuel stored in a 2,500 litre tank ignited. But firefighters were able to stop the flames spreading to nearby buildings, including a barn stacked full with straw... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Firework blaze duo inhaled ‘poison gas’TWO friends found dead after a major fireworks explosion at a Windermere weddin
Firework blaze duo inhaled ‘poison gas’
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
TWO friends found dead after a major fireworks explosion at a Windermere wedding were 'alive for a period of time after the fire had started', a court heard. David Roberts, senior coroner for Cumbria, told a pre-inquest review into the deaths of... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle police appeal after youth seen running away from major blazePublished at 13:57, Thursday, 27 August 2015 Police investigating a suspected
Carlisle police appeal after youth seen running away from major blaze
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Published at 13:57, Thursday, 27 August 2015 Police investigating a suspected arson attack in Carlisle say that they cannot rule out further arrests. A 15-year-old boy from the city was taken into custody on Tuesday night just hours after emergency... Read more
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Northern Echo
Getting young drivers to face up to the Honest TruthIn North Yorkshire, an average of 80 young people are killed or seriously injur
Getting young drivers to face up to the Honest Truth
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
In North Yorkshire, an average of 80 young people are killed or seriously injured each year and figures for 2009 to 2013 show that 21 per cent of the people killed or seriously injured in the county were aged 16 to 24. Nationally, the age group has... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Driver trapped in serious crash on A4421 between Finmere and BicesterA CRASH on the A4421 this morning between Bicester and Finmere saw the road ent
Driver trapped in serious crash on A4421 between Finmere and Bicester
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
A CRASH on the A4421 this morning between Bicester and Finmere saw the road entirely blocked by a lorry and two vans. Crews from Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service and Milton Keynes and Bucks Fire and Rescue Service arrived to find... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Oregon wildfire sees Isle of Wight firefighter called into actionNormally based at Newport fire station, Alan Jones was visiting Oregon to learn
Oregon wildfire sees Isle of Wight firefighter called into action
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted yesterday
Normally based at Newport fire station, Alan Jones was visiting Oregon to learn about tackling wildfires with four colleagues from the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. Having completed the training course he was immediately given the chance to put... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Felpham garage blaze after cardboard boxes catch fire - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Felpham garage blaze after cardboard boxes catch fire
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
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Chichester Observer
Firefighters called to Selsey car blaze - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Firefighters called to Selsey car blaze
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
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Liverpool Echo
Youths rescued from asbestos-contaminated eyesore in RuncornEmergency services rescued two teenagers from an asbestos-contaminated eyesore
Youths rescued from asbestos-contaminated eyesore in Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Emergency services rescued two teenagers from an asbestos-contaminated eyesore in Runcorn yesterday. Firefighters donned breathing apparatus to enter East Lane House after reports that young people were lost inside. Police were unable to enter due... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Second crash within 24 hours on A280 Long Furlong - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Second crash within 24 hours on A280 Long Furlong
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
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Express and Star
WATCH: M5 lorry blaze « Express & StarThe incident took place on the northbound side of the motorway between junction
WATCH: M5 lorry blaze « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
The incident took place on the northbound side of the motorway between junctions 3 and 4 of the motorway at around 7am. Only the cab of the lorry was alight, thanks to the presence of mind of the driver who separated the trailer. Crews from... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Firefighters tackle blaze in farm’s siloFirefighters were at the scene of a farm fire in Longcot, near Faringdon, most
Firefighters tackle blaze in farm’s silo
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Firefighters were at the scene of a farm fire in Longcot, near Faringdon, most of yesterday after a silo containing 300 tonnes of barley caught alight. Fire crews were alerted to the blaze at 2.10am after a neighbour reported it. A gas LPG grain... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Car crashes into house near Telford in spate of wet weather accidents « Shropshire StarIn wet weather, a car had lost control on the country lane where they live and
Car crashes into house near Telford in spate of wet weather accidents « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
In wet weather, a car had lost control on the country lane where they live and gone crashing into the front of their house. It wasn’t the first time either. The couple, who are both in their 70s, say this was the second time in a month a vehicle had... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Six vehicles destroyed as fire rips through Rishton garage workshopAN INVESTIGATION is underway after a garage workshop was thought to have been t
Six vehicles destroyed as fire rips through Rishton garage workshop
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
AN INVESTIGATION is underway after a garage workshop was thought to have been torched in Rishton. Around 20 firefighters battled the blaze at the Audi Motorsport premises in Brook Street, after an emergency call was received in the early hours of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Meet our dedicated Firies“They are members of the community who hold their own jobs, but are on-call twe
Meet our dedicated Firies
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
“They are members of the community who hold their own jobs, but are on-call twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, to respond to emergency fire and rescue incidents. GOONDIWINDI “firies” have been praised by the Queensland Fire and Rescue... Read more
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OregonLive.com
English firefighters help on eastern Oregon's fire linesIt was not in the original plan to put five firefighters from densely populated
English firefighters help on eastern Oregon's fire lines
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
It was not in the original plan to put five firefighters from densely populated southern England on rural Oregon's fire lines. They were simply able, willing and trained bodies that appeared when the Pacific Northwest's need for firefighters had... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Second crash within 24 hours on A280 Long FurlongBREAKING NEWS: - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSi
Second crash within 24 hours on A280 Long Furlong
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
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Shropshire Star
Public will get say on look of Shrewsbury university halls « Shropshire StarCouncillor Andrew Bannerman, Shropshire councillor for Shrewsbury town centre,
Public will get say on look of Shrewsbury university halls « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
Councillor Andrew Bannerman, Shropshire councillor for Shrewsbury town centre, had criticised the lack of time available to comment on proposals for student halls at The Tannery, at Barker Street, before the application was submitted. However,... Read more
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walesonline
Obese woman removed from house by fire engines and ambulancesSouth Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed four fire engines were on hand to
Obese woman removed from house by fire engines and ambulances
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed four fire engines were on hand to assist medical professionals with removing the woman from Maerdy View in Rhymney. The fire service were called out to Maerdy View at 10.02am and left at 11.54am. The... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
YOU are needed to help break Guinness World Record bid at 999 Emergency Services Day A previous 999 Emergency Services Day. Families are being invited to help bre
YOU are needed to help break Guinness World Record bid at 999 Emergency Services Day
Derbyshire Times / Posted 2 days ago
A previous 999 Emergency Services Day. Families are being invited to help break a Guinness World Record attempt at a popular event celebrating the emergency... Read more
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chad
YOU are needed to help break Guinness World Record bid at 999 Emergency Services Day A previous 999 Emergency Services Day. Families are being invited to help bre
YOU are needed to help break Guinness World Record bid at 999 Emergency Services Day
chad / Posted 2 days ago
A previous 999 Emergency Services Day. Families are being invited to help break a Guinness World Record attempt at a popular event celebrating the emergency... Read more
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This is West Country
Somerset Levels claim another victim as fourth car ends up in ditchA ROAD on the Somerset Levels has claimed another victim after a blue Renault c
Somerset Levels claim another victim as fourth car ends up in ditch
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
A ROAD on the Somerset Levels has claimed another victim after a blue Renault car ended up in the ditch near Brent Knoll this week. Over the last few days four vehicles in total have left Harp Road, which links Brent Knoll on the A38 to Mark, with... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Car catches fire in Thorpe Saint AndrewNorfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Emergency services attended to a car that cau
Car catches fire in Thorpe Saint Andrew
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 2 days ago
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Emergency services attended to a car that caught fire in Thorpe Saint Andrew. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Smoke started coming out... Read more
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Hunts Post
Fire at industrial unit in Godmanchester was accidental, investigation reveals An industrial unit in Godmanchester caught fire this morning (Wednesday). To
Fire at industrial unit in Godmanchester was accidental, investigation reveals
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
An industrial unit in Godmanchester caught fire this morning (Wednesday). To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Firefighters from Huntingdon, Sawtry and St... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Car catches fire in Thorpe Saint Andrew Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Emergency services attended to a car that c
Car catches fire in Thorpe Saint Andrew
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Emergency services attended to a car that caught fire in Thorpe Saint Andrew. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Smoke started coming out... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Neighbour rescues sleeping man from blazing flatA HERO neighbour rescued a man stuck in a burning flat in Oxford yesterday morn
Neighbour rescues sleeping man from blazing flat
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A HERO neighbour rescued a man stuck in a burning flat in Oxford yesterday morning. Residents from a building in Speedwell Street heard a smoke alarm just after midnight and saw smoke entering the apartment corridor from one of the... Read more
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This is West Country
Five casualties taken to hospital following crash at RumwellA TOTAL of five casualties were taken to hospital following a road traffic acci
Five casualties taken to hospital following crash at Rumwell
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
A TOTAL of five casualties were taken to hospital following a road traffic accident yesterday, Tuesday, August 25. Firefighters had to cut the roof off one of the two vehicles involved in the crash to free a woman suffering neck pain. She was then... Read more
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NBC Washington
Barn on Fire in GaithersburgA barn on fire created a huge plume of smoke Tuesday night near Great Seneca St
Barn on Fire in Gaithersburg
NBC Washington / Posted 2 days ago
A barn on fire created a huge plume of smoke Tuesday night near Great Seneca Stream Valley Park in Montgomery County. A barn filled with hay burned on the 7300 block of Damascus Road in Gaithersburg about 7:15 p.m. and still had not been... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Stranded in Shrewsbury: One dog, three fire engines « Shropshire StarThree fire engines raced to Sydney Avenue at just after 7.30pm on Tuesday. A d
Stranded in Shrewsbury: One dog, three fire engines « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
Three fire engines raced to Sydney Avenue at just after 7.30pm on Tuesday. A dog was stuck on the river bank but while the crews were being mobilised it managed to scramble free. A spokeswoman for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Three... Read more
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News Mail
New-look for Queensland firefightersNEW-look fire service uniforms are bound to get a few hot under the collar - bu
New-look for Queensland firefighters
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
NEW-look fire service uniforms are bound to get a few hot under the collar - but it will not be our firefighters. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services firefighters on the Fraser Coast were among the crews who modelled new-look uniforms rolled out... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Crash closes section of A27 Shoreham diversion route - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Crash closes section of A27 Shoreham diversion route
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 days ago
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