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Oxford Mail
Residents urged to sweep chimneys after crew hoses down smouldering fireNorton at 11pm last night, but was put out after a crew clambered up ladders to
Residents urged to sweep chimneys after crew hoses down smouldering fire
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
Norton at 11pm last night, but was put out after a crew clambered up ladders to dampen down the flames. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service praised the occupier for calling immediately but warned that it could have been more serious. Watch... Read more
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Farming Life
CAFRE Heather Management eventevent will commence with brief presentations by CAFRE, NIEA, DAERA Countryside
CAFRE Heather Management event
Farming Life / Posted 7 hours ago
event will commence with brief presentations by CAFRE, NIEA, DAERA Countryside Management Advisors, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) and the Irish Grouse Conservation Trust (IGCT). Presentations will be followed by a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Residents urged to sweep chimneys after crew hoses down smouldering fireNorton at 11pm last night, but was put out after a crew clambered up ladders to
Residents urged to sweep chimneys after crew hoses down smouldering fire
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 hours ago
Norton at 11pm last night, but was put out after a crew clambered up ladders to dampen down the flames. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service praised the occupier for calling immediately but warned that it could have been more serious. Watch... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Residents urged to sweep chimneys after crew hoses down smoldering fireNorton at 11pm last night, but was put out after a crew clambered up ladders to
Residents urged to sweep chimneys after crew hoses down smoldering fire
Oxford Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
Norton at 11pm last night, but was put out after a crew clambered up ladders to dampen down the flames. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service praised the occupier for calling immediately but warned that it could have been more serious. Watch... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Why does Avon Fire and Rescue Service pay more than other authorities? 14:07 25 September 2016 Basic firefighting equipment is costing fire service
Why does Avon Fire and Rescue Service pay more than other authorities?
Weston Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
14:07 25 September 2016 Basic firefighting equipment is costing fire services radically different amounts. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. The Home Office... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Fire crews called to deal with chimney fireladders, working at height equipment and a high pressure hose. Watch Manager S
Fire crews called to deal with chimney fire
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 hours ago
ladders, working at height equipment and a high pressure hose. Watch Manager Simon Piper said: "Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service recommends regular sweeping of chimneys to minimise the chances of a fire occurring. "Now is the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Fire crews called to deal with chimney fireladders, working at height equipment and a high pressure hose. Watch Manager S
Fire crews called to deal with chimney fire
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
ladders, working at height equipment and a high pressure hose. Watch Manager Simon Piper said: "Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service recommends regular sweeping of chimneys to minimise the chances of a fire occurring. "Now is the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
New Hethersett base for search and rescue charityvoluntary search and rescue charity will set up camp in the former headquarters
New Hethersett base for search and rescue charity
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
voluntary search and rescue charity will set up camp in the former headquarters of the county’s fire service Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) will let Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS) use its Whitegates office in Hethersett,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
New Hethersett base for search and rescue charityvoluntary search and rescue charity will set up camp in the former headquarters
New Hethersett base for search and rescue charity
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 13 hours ago
voluntary search and rescue charity will set up camp in the former headquarters of the county’s fire service Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) will let Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS) use its Whitegates office in Hethersett,... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Dramatic variations spending between Avon and Devon and Somerset fire services25 September 2016 Firefighting helmets, torches and hoses are costing fire ser
Dramatic variations spending between Avon and Devon and Somerset fire services
Weston Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
25 September 2016 Firefighting helmets, torches and hoses are costing fire services vastly different amounts, with Avon Fire and Rescue Service often paying far more than its counterpart across Somerset and Devon. The Home Office has published... Read more
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Shropshire Star
New fire chief visiting all of Shropshire’s 23 fire stations . . . by bike « Shropshire Starwill cover 239 miles over three days to raise funds for the Severn Hospice and
New fire chief visiting all of Shropshire’s 23 fire stations . . . by bike « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 14 hours ago
will cover 239 miles over three days to raise funds for the Severn Hospice and the Fire Fighters’ Charity. The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service chief will be joined by more than 20 firefighting colleagues, support staff, family and... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Meet Bomber the search dog who helps police find missing peopleService, Nottinghamshire 4x4 Response, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire
Meet Bomber the search dog who helps police find missing people
Nottingham Post / Posted 15 hours ago
Service, Nottinghamshire 4x4 Response, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. There were also crews from Nottinghamshire Police, Nottinghamshire Search and Rescue Team, Rapid... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Garage fire in FreshwaterTHE Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was called out this evening (Saturday
Garage fire in Freshwater
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted yesterday
THE Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was called out this evening (Saturday) to extinguish a blaze in Freshwater. Crews from Freshwater and Newport were called out to a house in Pixley Hill just before 7pm. Firefighters using jets and a water... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Multi-vehicle' crash closes anticlockwise M25 near Stainesexpect residual delays in the area. Typical scene on the M25 right now... Jus
'Multi-vehicle' crash closes anticlockwise M25 near Staines
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
expect residual delays in the area. Typical scene on the M25 right now... Just to reiterate, Surrey Police reports Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, South East Coast Ambulance Service and Highways England are also in attendance. Our live traffic... Read more
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Northern Echo
House and garage badly damaged in fireincident happened just before 9am. Two fire engines attended. No one was inju
House and garage badly damaged in fire
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
incident happened just before 9am. Two fire engines attended. No one was injured. A spokesman for the service tweeted: "Fire and rescue service have attended a two-storey semi-detached house in Chester-le-Street. The ground floor kitchen and... Read more
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Northern Echo
House in Chester-le-Street badly damaged in fireincident happened just before 9am. Two fire engines attended. No one was inju
House in Chester-le-Street badly damaged in fire
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
incident happened just before 9am. Two fire engines attended. No one was injured. A spokesman for the service tweeted: "Fire and rescue service have attended a two-storey semi-detached house in Chester-le-Street. The ground floor kitchen and... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Warehouse destroyed by blaze 'did not have permit to store waste'Drones. Crews remain at the site as they continue to tackle the blaze. Followi
Warehouse destroyed by blaze 'did not have permit to store waste'
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Drones. Crews remain at the site as they continue to tackle the blaze. Following a joint decision between Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and the Environment Agency, the fire is being allowed to burn out in a controlled way, but officers... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Thetford fire crew attends three deliberate fires overnightopen on Barnham Cross Common, believed to be a small campfire which had re-igni
Thetford fire crew attends three deliberate fires overnight
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
open on Barnham Cross Common, believed to be a small campfire which had re-ignited, which was extinguished with hand appliances. A spokesperson for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said all three fires were reported to have been started deliberat... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Residents claim spotting croc in Klang RiverKUALA LUMPUR: Personnel from the Fire and Rescue Service and Civil Defence Forc
Residents claim spotting croc in Klang River
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Personnel from the Fire and Rescue Service and Civil Defence Force are scouring the Klang River near Taman Seri Sentosa here for a crocodile that some residents claim to have spotted in muddy undergrowth last night. The residents... Read more
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Express and Star
Rugeley farm fire: See how the blaze that's burned for WEEKS looks from above « Express & Starthat smoke and toxins could have stretched to as far as Hednesford, about four
Rugeley farm fire: See how the blaze that's burned for WEEKS looks from above « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
that smoke and toxins could have stretched to as far as Hednesford, about four miles from the farm. Despite Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service announcing soil would be used to cap the fire from Wednesday, the smoke is still causing havoc,... Read more
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chroniclelive
'Serious crash' in Berwick — police have shut the A1167about the incident, which is another indication of its severity. So here’s wha
'Serious crash' in Berwick — police have shut the A1167
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
about the incident, which is another indication of its severity. So here’s what we know so far: Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service say they have dispatched three fire engines to the crash. The North East Ambulance Service say they... Read more
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Times of Malta
Firefighters rescue tarantula from house blazeA tarantula has been rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in its owne
Firefighters rescue tarantula from house blaze
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
A tarantula has been rescued by firefighters after a fire broke out in its owner's house. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the property in Cedar Road, Southampton, on Wednesday where they found the spider in its vivarium in a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Firefighter Chris Roper, from Winchester Fire Station, in Tajikistan on training missionUK International Search and Rescue (ISAR) team will frequently need to travel b
Firefighter Chris Roper, from Winchester Fire Station, in Tajikistan on training mission
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
UK International Search and Rescue (ISAR) team will frequently need to travel by helicopter due to the terrain. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Specialist and Technical Rescue team Station Manager Chris Roper said: "I am looking forward to going... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Roof cut from car to rescue woman after Strelley crashinvolved a BMW, happened on the junction shortly after 8.30am on Friday. Crew
Roof cut from car to rescue woman after Strelley crash
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
involved a BMW, happened on the junction shortly after 8.30am on Friday. Crew manager Robin Watts, from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: "We did a roof removal on the vehicle and got the lady out on a long board and passed her into... Read more
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walesonline
'Significant cash reward' offered by fire-hit wood recycling firmcan provide information that will assist them in connection with their inquirie
'Significant cash reward' offered by fire-hit wood recycling firm
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
can provide information that will assist them in connection with their inquiries into the ongoing incident.” South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said it is in the early stages of fire investigation. 'Significant progress' Firefighters have been... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
North Yorkshire MP gets up to speed with latest firefighting technologyof the new Angus CoolFire firefighting system as well as discussing the changin
North Yorkshire MP gets up to speed with latest firefighting technology
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of the new Angus CoolFire firefighting system as well as discussing the changing political landscape for the UK's Fire and Rescue Service. Angus Fire employs more than 200 people, exports over 70 per cent of its production and engages in... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Huge fire in Nottinghamshire has been burning for 48 hoursWalesby on Wednesday after the blaze broke out shortly after 10.30am. Followin
Huge fire in Nottinghamshire has been burning for 48 hours
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
Walesby on Wednesday after the blaze broke out shortly after 10.30am. Following a joint decision between Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and the Environment Agency, the fire is being allowed to burn out under the watchful eyes of... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Fire crews could respond to emergency ambulance calls in the future « Shropshire Starfirst responders or become co-responders working alongside paramedics. But Wes
Fire crews could respond to emergency ambulance calls in the future « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
first responders or become co-responders working alongside paramedics. But West Midlands Ambulance Service and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service cannot agree on how to move forward, stalling any potential joint venture. Firefighters want to... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service appoints new deputy assistant chief officerScottish Fire and Rescue Service have appointed a new deputy assistant chief of
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service appoints new deputy assistant chief officer
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have appointed a new deputy assistant chief officer (DACO) to run their service throughout the west of the country. Peter Heath has become the new head of service delivery and will be overseeing 127 fire stations... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hundreds of fish rescued by firefighters from store blazebusinesses having fire plans, maintaining clear walkways and fire precautions i
Hundreds of fish rescued by firefighters from store blaze
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
businesses having fire plans, maintaining clear walkways and fire precautions including the means to detect and alert the Fire and Rescue Service to fires." Most shops at World of Water will be open as normal today. The fire is thought to have... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Huge fire in Notts village still burning 30 hours after it beganand crews are continuing to manage the fire without water, under the advice of
Huge fire in Notts village still burning 30 hours after it began
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
and crews are continuing to manage the fire without water, under the advice of the Environment Agency. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are also continuing to work alongside other agencies and would like to thank the public for their... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service appoints new head of service deliveryScottish Fire and Rescue Service have appointed a new deputy assistant chief of
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service appoints new head of service delivery
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have appointed a new deputy assistant chief officer (DACO) to run their service throughout the west of the country. Peter Heath has become the new head of service delivery and will be overseeing 127 fire stations... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Arson alert after mattress torched against fence in Runcornare investigating the incident, which was reported on Boston Avenue at 10.16pm
Arson alert after mattress torched against fence in Runcorn
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
are investigating the incident, which was reported on Boston Avenue at 10.16pm on Saturday, September 17. A Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service (CFRS) spokeswoman said the blaze caused ‘considerable damage’ to the occupant’s fence and shed. She... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hertfordshire residents advised to register large appliances for Home Fire Safety Weekresidents advised to register large appliances for Home Fire Safety Week 15:51
Hertfordshire residents advised to register large appliances for Home Fire Safety Week
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 3 days ago
residents advised to register large appliances for Home Fire Safety Week 15:51 22 September 2016 Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is offering advice to residents for Home Fire Safety Week Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Support surges for firefighters threatened with mass redundancyfor their own jobs. The petition is calling for the 'immediate and complete wi
Support surges for firefighters threatened with mass redundancy
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
for their own jobs. The petition is calling for the 'immediate and complete withdrawal' of the plans by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to dismiss all it’s firefighters - as union bosses say they would consider strike action over the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Commendation awards recognise courage, dedication and selflessnessthe lady from a fire that took six crews to deal with. The Kent, Surrey and Su
Commendation awards recognise courage, dedication and selflessness
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 days ago
the lady from a fire that took six crews to deal with. The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was named the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (WSFRS) Partner of the Year for working with firefighters at the most serious incidents when urgent... Read more
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birminghammail
Asbestos found at site of Rugeley farm fireadvice to residents living near an ongoing fire in Staffordshire after asbestos
Asbestos found at site of Rugeley farm fire
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
advice to residents living near an ongoing fire in Staffordshire after asbestos was found at the site. Staffordshire Fire And Rescue Service have since announced that some materials containing asbestos were discovered at the site on Tuesday,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pictured: Man cut free from car after it goes over Portstewart promenadethe seaside town just before 10.30am. Locals reported hearing a loud bang as t
Pictured: Man cut free from car after it goes over Portstewart promenade
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
the seaside town just before 10.30am. Locals reported hearing a loud bang as the incident happened. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service were called to the report of a one vehicle crash. Three fire crews attended from Coleraine,... Read more
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chad
SLIDESHOW: Dramatic images from huge Notts blazegroundwater are too great. A spokesman said: “The Environment Agency is contin
SLIDESHOW: Dramatic images from huge Notts blaze
chad / Posted 3 days ago
groundwater are too great. A spokesman said: “The Environment Agency is continuing to work with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and other partner organisations to control and monitor the industrial fire in Walesby,... Read more
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The Comet
Could this be you? Female firefighters to visit Biggleswade, Potton, Sandy and Shefford as part of recruitment driveof women in the fire service. To send a link to this page you must be logged i
Could this be you? Female firefighters to visit Biggleswade, Potton, Sandy and Shefford as part of recruitment drive
The Comet / Posted 3 days ago
of women in the fire service. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. A female member of the Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service at work. The team will visit Morrisons in Shefford at 11am, Market Square in Biggleswade at noon,... Read more
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chad
FIRE UPDATE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over Notts homes'in a controlled way'. An environment agency spokesman said yesterday: "We are
FIRE UPDATE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over Notts homes
chad / Posted 3 days ago
'in a controlled way'. An environment agency spokesman said yesterday: "We are currently working with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and other partner organisations to control and monitor the industrial fire in Walesby,... Read more
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chad
Nottsindustrial unit blaze update: fire crews still at the scenea huge plume of smoke visible for miles around the area yesterday. Two fire en
Nottsindustrial unit blaze update: fire crews still at the scene
chad / Posted 3 days ago
a huge plume of smoke visible for miles around the area yesterday. Two fire engines remain at the scene as Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service scaled down their operation at the 150x80m unit used for the storage of plastics. Fire crews are... Read more
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birminghammail
Crashes on M5 and M6, huge fire at former hotelin Hockley Heath: Crews are likely to remain on the scene of last night’s hotel
Crashes on M5 and M6, huge fire at former hotel
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
in Hockley Heath: Crews are likely to remain on the scene of last night’s hotel fire for much of today. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue ServiceSevere fire at derelict hotel in Hockley Heath Six fire engines have been in attendance at the... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Crews to stay at huge fire until at least lunchtimeladder platform and a number of other specialist appliances including a water b
Crews to stay at huge fire until at least lunchtime
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
ladder platform and a number of other specialist appliances including a water bowser and high volume pumps from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service. A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue said: "We are still on scene monitoring the... Read more
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chad
WALESBY FIRE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over homes'in a controlled way'. An environment agency spokesman said yesterday: "We are
WALESBY FIRE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over homes
chad / Posted 3 days ago
'in a controlled way'. An environment agency spokesman said yesterday: "We are currently working with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and other partner organisations to control and monitor the industrial fire in Walesby,... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Leeds drivers urged to slow down for drunk studentscyclists, which I would put down to an increase in cyclists, either commuting o
Leeds drivers urged to slow down for drunk students
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 3 days ago
cyclists, which I would put down to an increase in cyclists, either commuting or for leisure rides.” West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has also released a collection of posters highlighting the dangers of the fatal four. Area Manager... Read more
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birminghammail
Huge fire rips through derelict Hockley Heath hotelfire broke out at the building off Aylesbury Road in Hockley Heath at around 9p
Huge fire rips through derelict Hockley Heath hotel
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
fire broke out at the building off Aylesbury Road in Hockley Heath at around 9pm on Wednesday night. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service The fire started on Wednesday night Read More Four more fire engines from Billesley, Coleshill,... Read more
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Express and Star
Rugeley farm fire: Angry residents FOUR MILES away now being affected by smoke « Express & Starcontinue to battle the fire, which started on September 5, as the MET Office re
Rugeley farm fire: Angry residents FOUR MILES away now being affected by smoke « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
continue to battle the fire, which started on September 5, as the MET Office released ‘an advisory notice’ to Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, which revealed smoke and toxins could have reached as far south as Hednesford. Now people living in... Read more
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chad
Walesby industrial unit blaze update: firecrews still at the scenea huge plume of smoke visible for miles around the are yesterday. Two fire eng
Walesby industrial unit blaze update: firecrews still at the scene
chad / Posted 3 days ago
a huge plume of smoke visible for miles around the are yesterday. Two fire engines remain at the scene as Nottingham Fire and Rescue Service scaled down their operation at the 150x80m unit used for the storage of plastics. Fire crews are... Read more
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birminghammail
Fire at derelict hotel, long delays on M6 and M5Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service Severe fire at derelict hotel in Hockley
Fire at derelict hotel, long delays on M6 and M5
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service Severe fire at derelict hotel in Hockley Heath M5 southbound J2-3 - One of the two lanes has now been reopened past the accident on the southbound M5 between Oldbury and Halesowen. Fire crews have been in... Read more
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