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Nottingham Post
Firefighters called to blaze in Sherwood houseinside the house at the time. Read more: Power cuts caused by 'firearm' knock
Firefighters called to blaze in Sherwood house
Nottingham Post / Posted 7 hours ago
inside the house at the time. Read more: Power cuts caused by 'firearm' knock out 8,000 homes Crews from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the fire and are now investigating the cause. They were on the scene for 20 minutes, having... Read more
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walesonline
Firm to pay £30,000 after blaze forced staff to flee through smoke and flamesacknowledge such failures as significant and they have imposed fines to reflect
Firm to pay £30,000 after blaze forced staff to flee through smoke and flames
walesonline / Posted 9 hours ago
acknowledge such failures as significant and they have imposed fines to reflect this,” Mr Rossiter said. “This enables the fire and rescue service to pass a strong message to its business community. Plumes of smoke could be seen for miles “Our... Read more
11h
Hunts Post
Firefighters called after hundreds of tonnes of wood chippings go up in flamesRamsey fire station were called at about 8.15am to a fire in the open in Longho
Firefighters called after hundreds of tonnes of wood chippings go up in flames
Hunts Post / Posted 11 hours ago
Ramsey fire station were called at about 8.15am to a fire in the open in Longholme Road. A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Approximately 500 tones of wood chippings and waste wood material was smouldering and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze in WidnesFIRE crews tackled a kitchen fire in Widnes after a plastic tub was left on a c
Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze in Widnes
Liverpool Echo / Posted 12 hours ago
FIRE crews tackled a kitchen fire in Widnes after a plastic tub was left on a cooker. Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service (CFRS) responded to an incident at 6.12pm on Carlton Street on Tuesday, May 24. A CFRS spokesman said that when crews arrived,... Read more
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Sussex Express
Young family narrowly escapes serious firefamily of four narrowly escaped a serious fire following a spontaneous combusti
Young family narrowly escapes serious fire
Sussex Express / Posted 15 hours ago
family of four narrowly escaped a serious fire following a spontaneous combustion of linseed oil-soaked rags. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service received the call in the early hours of Saturday morning (May 21). Two fire appliances from Lewes... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Man dies after car crashes into a tree in WakefieldSkoda Fabia travelling on Flanshaw Way towards Flanshaw Lane collide with the t
Man dies after car crashes into a tree in Wakefield
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 16 hours ago
Skoda Fabia travelling on Flanshaw Way towards Flanshaw Lane collide with the tree just before 9.50pm. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene to remove the occupants – the driver and a front seat passenger. The passenger... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Man, 24, killed after car crashes into a treea black Skoda Fabia, travelling on Flanshaw Way towards Flanshaw Lane, had been
Man, 24, killed after car crashes into a tree
Wakefield Today / Posted 17 hours ago
a black Skoda Fabia, travelling on Flanshaw Way towards Flanshaw Lane, had been in collision with a tree. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service attended to assist in removing the two occupants - the driver and a front seat passenger - from the... Read more
17h
chad
Chief thrown into firing line with challengesCharity and supporting it in all the work it does is something we’re all really
Chief thrown into firing line with challenges
chad / Posted 17 hours ago
Charity and supporting it in all the work it does is something we’re all really passionate about here at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. “I really hope that the people in our local communities will dig deep and get behind us.” To... Read more
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Bury Times
Packaging plant evacuated after machine fireink left on one of the machines caught fire, which then spread to an electrical
Packaging plant evacuated after machine fire
Bury Times / Posted 19 hours ago
ink left on one of the machines caught fire, which then spread to an electrical motor. A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: "Three of our engines attended and the building had to be evacuated while we tackled the fire... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Major investigation underway after schools are targeted by bomb "hoax"was an explosive device within the building. Children and staff were taken to
Major investigation underway after schools are targeted by bomb "hoax"
EveningTimes Online / Posted 21 hours ago
was an explosive device within the building. Children and staff were taken to the nearby community centre and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland carried out a safety inspection. They gave the all-clear for pupils to return to... Read more
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express
Man CRUSHED to death in heavy plant smashto contact officers at the Divisional Road Policing Unit based at Motherwell on
Man CRUSHED to death in heavy plant smash
express / Posted yesterday
to contact officers at the Divisional Road Policing Unit based at Motherwell on 101." A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters assisted the police and ambulance workers who were at the scene before standing... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Bury Times
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Gazette
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Gazette / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
BREAKING NEWS: Council and fire service looking into PPP complaintsraised with us, we’ll work with partners to determine whether there are any iss
BREAKING NEWS: Council and fire service looking into PPP complaints
Derbyshire Times / Posted yesterday
raised with us, we’ll work with partners to determine whether there are any issues which need to be addressed.” Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has also confirmed that it is investigating a complaint made against the PPP, understood to relate to... Read more
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guardian-series
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Harrow Times
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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This is West Country
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Gazette News
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Bolton News
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Northern Echo
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsrelationship to their skills, performance or the size of the role". In the 15
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
relationship to their skills, performance or the size of the role". In the 15 years since the Home Office last oversaw fire and rescue services, the risk of fire has fallen considerably, Mrs May said. "Buildings are safer, families and... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crewsit is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship wit
Theresa May criticises lack of diversity in fire and rescue crews
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
it is not just professionalism and integrity that underpin the relationship with the public, it is also how representative fire and rescue services are of the communities they serve." Last year she attacked the lack of black and minority ethnic... Read more
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Louth Leader
Fire Service issues warning on telephone advertising scamLincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a warning to businesses not to
Fire Service issues warning on telephone advertising scam
Louth Leader / Posted yesterday
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a warning to businesses not to be taken in by a bogus telephone advertising scam. The warning comes after a number of people have reported being contacted by the service to buy advertising space. Over... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Fire Service issues warning on telephone advertising scamLincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a warning to businesses not to
Fire Service issues warning on telephone advertising scam
Horncastle Today / Posted yesterday
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a warning to businesses not to be taken in by a bogus telephone advertising scam. The warning comes after a number of people have reported being contacted by the service to buy advertising space. Over... Read more
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Daily Record
Emergency services attend serious road crash involving car and diggerwas blood everywhere after the crash. “It is the most horrific thing I have ev
Emergency services attend serious road crash involving car and digger
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
was blood everywhere after the crash. “It is the most horrific thing I have ever seen.” A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “At around 1055am, we received the first of several 999 calls about a crash on Fernhill... Read more
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express
Carnage as digger falls off articulated lorry killing at least oneverge beside the road. One witness said the cars under the diggers had been cr
Carnage as digger falls off articulated lorry killing at least one
express / Posted yesterday
verge beside the road. One witness said the cars under the diggers had been crushed beyond all recognition. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they sent four appliances to the scene of the accident and one remains there. Police... Read more
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Scotsman
Schools across central belt evacuated after bomb threatsclaiming there was an explosive device within the building and pupils were take
Schools across central belt evacuated after bomb threats
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
claiming there was an explosive device within the building and pupils were taken to the nearby community centre. “Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland were quickly on the scene and carried out a site safety inspection. They gave the... Read more
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Bury Times
Woman and dog rescued after becoming trapped in riverwas treated at the scene by the North West Ambulance Service and had not sustai
Woman and dog rescued after becoming trapped in river
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
was treated at the scene by the North West Ambulance Service and had not sustained any injuries. A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "We were called at 11.03am to reports of a person in the water. The lady had gone in... Read more
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Al.com
One dead, one in serious condition after boating accident on Lake TuscaloosaCenter with serious injuries, and responders believed that the other victim was
One dead, one in serious condition after boating accident on Lake Tuscaloosa
Al.com / Posted yesterday
Center with serious injuries, and responders believed that the other victim was in the water, Holcomb said. Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service divers found the second victim at 12:30 a.m. this morning. Holcomb said that victim was between 60-70... Read more
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Daily Record
Schools across Scotland evacuated after 'explosive device' telephone threatclaiming there was an explosive device within the building and pupils were take
Schools across Scotland evacuated after 'explosive device' telephone threat
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
claiming there was an explosive device within the building and pupils were taken to the nearby community centre." Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland were quickly on the scene and carried out a site safety inspection. They gave the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Swing Bridge fire LIVE: Updates as smoke billows from pontoon next to River Tyne bridgeThe Swing Bridge and High Level Bridge Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service c
Swing Bridge fire LIVE: Updates as smoke billows from pontoon next to River Tyne bridge
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
The Swing Bridge and High Level Bridge Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service confirm they are dealing with an incident on the bridge. Two Fire Crews and the Fire Boat are dealing with a fire on a pontoon underneath Swing Bridge Smoke could be seen... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Limerick primary school reopened following hoax bomb threatat three other Irish schools and several UK school today, according to a source
Limerick primary school reopened following hoax bomb threat
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
at three other Irish schools and several UK school today, according to a source. Three units of Limerick City & County Fire and Rescue Service, were deployed to Milford National School after the hoax threat was made shortly after 10am this... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Limerick primary school evacuated following bomb threatgardaí have been deployed to Milford National School to carry out a search. Th
Limerick primary school evacuated following bomb threat
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
gardaí have been deployed to Milford National School to carry out a search. Three units of Limerick City & County Fire and Rescue Service, have also been deployed to the school. "It may be a possible hoax as several other hoax calls from... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
New fire station will have access to M40 motorwayand will further enhance our response to incidents in and around the M40 area a
New fire station will have access to M40 motorway
Banbury Guardian / Posted yesterday
and will further enhance our response to incidents in and around the M40 area and our community fire safety work within local communities.” For more information on Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service log onto www.warwickshire.gov.uk/fireand... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fire Service attend 'incident' at Thales weapon making factory in Belfastperson has been treated for shock following a fire at a weapons making factory
Fire Service attend 'incident' at Thales weapon making factory in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
person has been treated for shock following a fire at a weapons making factory in east Belfast. Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene just after 7am to the report of a fire at the Alanbrooke Road area of... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Driver dies and three badly injured in crashes « Shropshire Starjunction, near Luctonians Rugby Club in Kingsland. One casualty was cut free f
Driver dies and three badly injured in crashes « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
junction, near Luctonians Rugby Club in Kingsland. One casualty was cut free from the wreckage by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service before being airlifted to hospital by a Midlands Air Ambulance helicopter. Subscribe to our mailing... Read more
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This is West Country
Electric car virtually destroyed in blaze24). Firefighters were called to the blaze in Vicarage Lane, Pawlett, two minu
Electric car virtually destroyed in blaze
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
24). Firefighters were called to the blaze in Vicarage Lane, Pawlett, two minutes after midnight. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "On arrival, crews confirmed the vehicle was well alight and got to work to... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Designing Chinese supermarkets - in Nottinghamand leisure. Local developments it is currently involved with include the new
Designing Chinese supermarkets - in Nottingham
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
and leisure. Local developments it is currently involved with include the new £30m BioCity extension, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service Station in London Road and the Rushcliffe Arena redevelopment. CPMG's design of the Rushcliffe... Read more
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walesonline
Three crashes contribute to huge tailbacks in both directions of the A470detail is available at the moment.” This is the scene on the southbound carria
Three crashes contribute to huge tailbacks in both directions of the A470
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
detail is available at the moment.” This is the scene on the southbound carriageway of the A470 According to South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, the accident on the southbound road involved two vehicles. One person who was trapped was... Read more
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walesonline
Live updates as A470 crashes cause major tailbacks in BOTH directionsdetail is available at the moment.” This is the scene on the southbound carria
Live updates as A470 crashes cause major tailbacks in BOTH directions
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
detail is available at the moment.” This is the scene on the southbound carriageway of the A470 According to South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, the accident on the southbound road involved two vehicles. One person who was trapped was... Read more
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Luton Today
Child woken by blazeby a candle left burning in his bedroom yesterday evening (Sunday 22 May) in Co
Child woken by blaze
Luton Today / Posted 2 days ago
by a candle left burning in his bedroom yesterday evening (Sunday 22 May) in Collingswell Close, Caddington. Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call about the fire in the first floor bedroom at 10.55pmSunday evening. When they arrived... Read more
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