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Daily Mirror
Grenfell hero snubbed Theresa May reception because he had to work second jobNo 10, and that they have declined. (Image: Steve Back)Read More “There is ver
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
No 10, and that they have declined. (Image: Steve Back)Read More “There is very strong feeling among those working in the fire and rescue service that this government is quick to lavish praise on firefighters to celebrate their heroism, but... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Emergency services called to two-car crash at DickleburghMonday evening. The male and female drivers both suffered minor injuries in th
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
Monday evening. The male and female drivers both suffered minor injuries in the crash and were taken to hospital. Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called and recovery is on scene. Norfolk police tweeted to warn drivers there would be delays... Read more
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The News and Star
Death of man in Seaton could be linked to carbon monoxidewoman was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital, where she remains in a critica
The News and Star / Posted 15 hours ago
woman was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital, where she remains in a critical condition. A spokesman for Cumbria Fire And Rescue Service said: "Crews used two breathing apparatus and one gas detector to monitor the carbon monoxide... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Death of man in Seaton could be linked to carbon monoxidewoman was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital, where she remains in a critica
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 hours ago
woman was taken to the West Cumberland Hospital, where she remains in a critical condition. A spokesman for Cumbria Fire And Rescue Service said: "Crews used two breathing apparatus and one gas detector to monitor the carbon monoxide... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Crews called to building fire in Holt - but no-one was injuredFakenham, wearing breathing apparatus, extinguished a chip fryer on fire using
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 hours ago
Fakenham, wearing breathing apparatus, extinguished a chip fryer on fire using dry powder and foam extinguishers. They were called out at about 2.10pm. A spokesman for the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said there were no reports of any inju... Read more
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walesonline
Kitchen destroyed by fire after child sets off a firework insideonly took a minute for the firework to go off and completely destroy the kitche
walesonline / Posted 16 hours ago
only took a minute for the firework to go off and completely destroy the kitchen.” Tim Owen, from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: “This incident highlights the dangers of fireworks if not used correctly. “This firework was... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
New recruits start across Herts fire servicesNew recruits have been inducted into a fire and rescue service after 15 weeks o
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 hours ago
New recruits have been inducted into a fire and rescue service after 15 weeks of training. Firefighters from Borehamwood, Potters Bar, Harpenden and other Hertfordshire towns are to be posted in Stevenage, Hemel Hempstead, Royston, Cheshunt and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich to host biggest fireworks display yetyear, members of the public are injured on Guy Fawkews night, and Stuart Horth,
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 hours ago
year, members of the public are injured on Guy Fawkews night, and Stuart Horth, community safety manager at Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, advises steering clear of backgarden displays. He said: “We would always advise people to attend an... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich set for biggest fireworks display yetyear, members of the public are injured on Guy Fawkews night, and Stuart Horth,
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 17 hours ago
year, members of the public are injured on Guy Fawkews night, and Stuart Horth, Community Safety Manager at Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, advises steering clear of backgarden displays. He said: “We would always advise people to attend an... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich set for biggest fireworks display yetyear, members of the public are injured on Guy Fawkews night, and Stuart Horth,
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 17 hours ago
year, members of the public are injured on Guy Fawkews night, and Stuart Horth, Community Safety Manager at Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, advises steering clear of backgarden displays. He said: “We would always advise people to attend an... Read more
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Hunts Post
Fire at industrial estate was started by arsonists - investigation revealscolleagues from Stanground, March and Whittlesey at Broadway, in Yaxley, at abo
Hunts Post / Posted 18 hours ago
colleagues from Stanground, March and Whittlesey at Broadway, in Yaxley, at about 4.30pm. A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire involving a large amount of wooden pallets.... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Grave digger, fitness fanatic and power lifter join Herts fire service New recruits to Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Picture: Hertfordshire
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 20 hours ago
New recruits to Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Picture: Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service Herts Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed 20 new trainee firefighters to... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Dramatic pictures capture Alfold workshop blazeby Get Surrey show the extent of the fire and the smoke which filled the skies
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 20 hours ago
by Get Surrey show the extent of the fire and the smoke which filled the skies above the workshop. A spokesman for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to a fire in a workshop in Loxwood Road just after 2pm on Sunday.Read More "We... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Police praised for saving driver from Lough Neaghin the car. The rescued man was later taken to hospital for treatment. Member
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
in the car. The rescued man was later taken to hospital for treatment. Members of the Ambulance Service as well as the Fire and Rescue Service assisted in the effort. The car was removed from the lough later during the day. Inspector Claire... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Bonfire night revellers urged to buy their fireworks from a reputable traderattention. Neil Coltart, Group Manager of Trading Standards, said: “We are wor
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
attention. Neil Coltart, Group Manager of Trading Standards, said: “We are working with Police Scotland and The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to carry out joint work, emphasising the safety messages and also reminding businesses about the age... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Fires gut buildings in Cape Townfire and rescue team was alerted at 01.00am about a fire in Kuilsriver Industri
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
fire and rescue team was alerted at 01.00am about a fire in Kuilsriver Industrial area‚ where 14 structures were burning. Fire and rescue services spokesperson Edward Bosch said 23 people were displaced during the fire. “Two fire engines‚ two... Read more
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chroniclelive
Firefighting Sexism: What it's like for women in the fire brigadesay it’s offensive when you’re doing the same job and you’re both firefighters.
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
say it’s offensive when you’re doing the same job and you’re both firefighters.Firefighter Jade Makarski from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) The work and the training is gruelling, and women go through the same... Read more
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walesonline
Teenager dies after crash on village streetare going out to his family, not just as a councillor, but as a family friend.”
walesonline / Posted yesterday
are going out to his family, not just as a councillor, but as a family friend.” A spokeswoman for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue service said: “Crews from Abercrave and Seven Sisters were called at 3.45am. They were back at the station at... Read more
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walesonline
The brilliant reason these 150 cyclists rode a gruelling 100 mileshis diagnosis, with tens of thousands of pounds having already been raised. Ia
walesonline / Posted yesterday
his diagnosis, with tens of thousands of pounds having already been raised. Ian Greenman, area manager at South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: “It’s great to see so many cyclists supporting a colleague and friend Mike Evans and the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Twelve vehicles involved in scrapyard fire near Norwichhave dealt with a fire involving 12 vehicles at a scrapyard. To send a link to
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
have dealt with a fire involving 12 vehicles at a scrapyard. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Norfolk fire and rescue service said appliances from Long Stratton, Carrow and Harleston attended the blaze at Hempnall, near... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Twelve vehicles involved in scrapyard fire near Norwichhave dealt with a fire involving 12 vehicles at a scrapyard. To send a link to
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
have dealt with a fire involving 12 vehicles at a scrapyard. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Norfolk fire and rescue service said appliances from Long Stratton, Carrow and Harleston attended the blaze at Hempnall, near... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Flood warnings remain in place across parts of Greater ManchesterHaslingden, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall, as well as surrounding the River Dougla
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Haslingden, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall, as well as surrounding the River Douglas in parts of Wigan. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters responded to two calls for assistance to help people stuck inside cars trapped by... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fire crews called to Barrow flat firecrews entered the property they found no-one to be inside and the fire was brou
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
crews entered the property they found no-one to be inside and the fire was brought under control. Severe damage has been caused to the building and the Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is now working with the Police to estab... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Factory evacuated after fire breaks out in industrial machineryon Lyons Drive. The building was evacuated by the time they arrived around 7.1
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
on Lyons Drive. The building was evacuated by the time they arrived around 7.10pm. There were no injuries. A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "Six firefighters used breathing apparatus entered the building to extinguish the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The story of Manchester's forgotten IRA attackthe bomb went off.The aftermath of the 1996 attack which largely overshadowed t
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
the bomb went off.The aftermath of the 1996 attack which largely overshadowed the events of 92 (Image: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service) “Glass came flying out. I just covered my head but it felt like someone had punched me in the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Late-night Cumbrian river search halted when man found in pubto the River Eden at Rockcliffe at around 11.30pm last night to assist in the s
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
to the River Eden at Rockcliffe at around 11.30pm last night to assist in the search for the man. Members of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service used thermal imaging equipment to search the riverbank while Cumbria Police used a drone, also with... Read more
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The News and Star
Late-night Carlisle river search halted when man found in pubto the River Eden at Rockcliffe at around 11.30pm last night to assist in the s
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
to the River Eden at Rockcliffe at around 11.30pm last night to assist in the search for the man. Members of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service used thermal imaging equipment to search the riverbank while Cumbria Police used a drone, also with... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Firefighters called to large barn fire at Hevinghamwere called just after 4.30am today (Saturday, October 20) to the barn fire on
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
were called just after 4.30am today (Saturday, October 20) to the barn fire on Brick Kiln Road. A spokesman in the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) control room said six appliances were still on scene at the blaze in the barn which has... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Firefighters called to large barn fire at Hevinghamwere called just after 4.30am today (Saturday, October 20) to the barn fire on
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
were called just after 4.30am today (Saturday, October 20) to the barn fire on Brick Kiln Road. A spokesman in the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) control room said six appliances were still on scene at the blaze in the barn which has... Read more
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Al.com
Shotgun-wielding man killed by Birmingham police identifiedpolice said, then brandished a 12-gauge shotgun and both officers fired their w
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
police said, then brandished a 12-gauge shotgun and both officers fired their weapons, hitting Truex. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service pronounced Truex dead on the scene at 5:06 p.m., according to the coroner's office. "What the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Hard-hitting video shows how teenager was injured after playing with fireworksget my fingers working again. The scars have healed but the pain is always goin
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
get my fingers working again. The scars have healed but the pain is always going to be there.”Left to right, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service chairman Thomas Wright, Dame Vera Baird, Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Northumbria... Read more
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Gazette
Residents learn more about emergency services at Thornbury Fire Station open dayregular basis also had the chance to find out about how they could start a seco
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
regular basis also had the chance to find out about how they could start a second career as an on-call firefighter at the station. For more information on becoming an on-call firefighter with Avon Fire and Rescue Service visit www.yesyoucan.care... Read more
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chad
Recruitment drive for on-call Notts firefighters opens​Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new drive for on-call f
chad / Posted 3 days ago
​Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a new drive for on-call firefighters. New firefighters are needed at stations across the county and residents are being urged to see if they have got what it takes to join the team. This latest... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Fire at Blaze Cafe in Rydecut away a small section of the chimney and used rods to clear the flue. A spo
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 3 days ago
cut away a small section of the chimney and used rods to clear the flue. A spokeswoman for the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service said chimney fires were common at this time of year as people started lighting fires for the first... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Car bursts into flames on M40 near BanburyA car burst into flames on the M40 near Banbury in the early hours of Sunday mo
Banbury Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A car burst into flames on the M40 near Banbury in the early hours of Sunday morning (October 15). Two Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service crews from Bicester and Banbury fire stations were sent to the car which was alight two miles south of Banbury... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Woman pulled from lake at UEA is identifiedthe safety of a woman who was seen to go into the lake. The East of England Am
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
the safety of a woman who was seen to go into the lake. The East of England Ambulance Service and crews from the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance. When she was pulled from the lake the woman was found to be unconscious and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Woman pulled from lake at UEA is identifiedthe safety of a woman who was seen to go into the lake. The East of England Am
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
the safety of a woman who was seen to go into the lake. The East of England Ambulance Service and crews from the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were also in attendance. When she was pulled from the lake the woman was found to be unconscious and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Public rescue man after car plunged into Cumbrian docka man had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and was still in cus
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 3 days ago
a man had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and was still in custody this morning. A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: "There was quite a crowd when we got there. "Some people managed to pull the car and the man... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public rescue man after car plunged into Cumbrian docka man had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and was still in cus
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
a man had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and was still in custody this morning. A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: "There was quite a crowd when we got there. "Some people managed to pull the car and the man... Read more
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Farming Life
Rathfriland YFC welcome a record number of new membersof ice breakers and team challenges took place all finished off by pizza and fi
Farming Life / Posted 3 days ago
of ice breakers and team challenges took place all finished off by pizza and fizzy pop. Club members along with Newcastle Fire and Rescue Service personnel and Lucinda Love from REACT Rathfriland YFC’s next meeting, on Monday 25th September, saw... Read more
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The News and Star
Public rescue man after car plunged into Cumbrian docka man had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and was still in cus
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
a man had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, and was still in custody this morning. A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: "There was quite a crowd when we got there. "Some people managed to pull the car and the man... Read more
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The Hindu
Eight killed as roof collapses at TNSTC workshop in NagapattinamKaraikal. The victims were asleep when the roof collapsed. The building constr
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Karaikal. The victims were asleep when the roof collapsed. The building constructed about 60 years ago had developed cracks and was in need of repairs, the sources said. All the bodies have been retrieved from the debris by Fire and Rescue Serv... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Women on the frontline — rise of the female firefightersannually — while in the younger cadet cohort, the proportion of females is abou
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
annually — while in the younger cadet cohort, the proportion of females is about 46 per cent. Rebecca Stokes of Bunbury Fire and Rescue Service and Alison Daley, First Lieutenant of the Dardanup Central Bushfire Brigade in Western... Read more
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Al.com
Cowboys detail rescue from cattle truck rollover: 84 lived, 56 diedis expected to be OK. However, the 140 head of cattle trapped in the truck ins
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
is expected to be OK. However, the 140 head of cattle trapped in the truck instantly became a major concern. Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service firefighters and Birmingham police could not get into the livestock compartment for fear of getting... Read more
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Al.com
'He took our son': 35-old Birmingham man stabbed to death overnightPlace N.W. at Devonshire Apartments. Authorities said the stabbing happened at
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
Place N.W. at Devonshire Apartments. Authorities said the stabbing happened at 11:10 p.m. McCall was taken by Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service to St. Vincent's East, where he was pronounced dead at 11:58 p.m. McCall died from multiple stab... Read more
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Bury Times
PICTURES: Firefighters from around Europe carry out earthquake aftermath trainingearthquake. Crews from France and Iceland, along with those from Greater Manch
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
earthquake. Crews from France and Iceland, along with those from Greater Manchester, descended on the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Training and Safety Centre in Wellington Street, to take part in around 20 different scenarios over... Read more
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walesonline
Firefighters tackle fire at children's nursery in West Walesfire crews battled to put out the fire, which started in the building’s roof.
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
fire crews battled to put out the fire, which started in the building’s roof. A spokeswoman for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to reports of a fire at a property in Cellan, outside Lampeter, at 11.42pm on... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'True hero' receives award for life-saving act following motorway firehad to act. "I didn't think about what I was doing "It's just what happened,
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
had to act. "I didn't think about what I was doing "It's just what happened, I thought just do it." Staff at Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service praised his actions as 'courageous' and labelled the grandfather-of-two a 'true hero'. Area manager... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Vehicle fire following collision on A14 near Beytonwas on fire. A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said the road was blocked as a p
Bury Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
was on fire. A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said the road was blocked as a precaution and one lane remains closed on the westbound carriageway. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was under control at 9.05am. There were no in... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Firefighters tackle Red Lodge scrap yard blaze involving 100 vehiclesFirefighters have tackled a blaze at a scrap yard in Red Lodge involving 100 ve
Bury Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a scrap yard in Red Lodge involving 100 vehicles. Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent 13 vehicles to the incident, in Green Lane, after being alerted at 2.05am today. They used two hose reel jets and a ground... Read more
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