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EveningTimes Online
Building collapse in Glasgow's south side during Storm Opheliaa report of an unoccupied building having partially collapsed at Albert Road.
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 hours ago
a report of an unoccupied building having partially collapsed at Albert Road. “Nobody was injured.” The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service dispatched seven appliances to the scene. A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “The... Read more
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Gazette News
Four beach huts destroyed following arson attack10.50pm on Monday. Four beach huts were destroyed and two others were damaged.
Gazette News / Posted 6 hours ago
10.50pm on Monday. Four beach huts were destroyed and two others were damaged. A spokesman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said: "Two fire crews managed to extinguish the fire within 20 minutes, and then made sure the scene was left... Read more
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Gazette News
Owners urged to make beach huts more secure after four are destroyed in blaze10.50pm on Monday. Four beach huts were destroyed and two others were damaged.
Gazette News / Posted 7 hours ago
10.50pm on Monday. Four beach huts were destroyed and two others were damaged. A spokesman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said it is not known how the fire started. He said: "Two fire crews managed to extinguish the fire within 20... Read more
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International Business Times
Students forced to flee fire at accommodation after 'no alarms go off' in tower block Students, which runs the accommodation, said it will be investigating along wit
International Business Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Students, which runs the accommodation, said it will be investigating along with the Greater Manchester Police Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS). A spokesperson said: "At 10.30pm fire and rescue services were called to Parkway Gate, Manchester,... Read more
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The News and Star
How safe are your candles? Firefighters issue advice to prevent deathsone in three of all reported accidental fires in the home started by candles re
The News and Star / Posted 7 hours ago
one in three of all reported accidental fires in the home started by candles result in a death or injury. Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is therefore asking people to take extra care and ensure all homes have working smoke alarms. Prevention... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
Fire breaks out in boat's engine room at Scrabster13:14 THREE fire crews rushed to a fire which broke out on board a vessel at S
John O'Groat Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
13:14 THREE fire crews rushed to a fire which broke out on board a vessel at Scrabster Harbour The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) confirmed crews attended the scene when a blaze occurred in the engine room of a vessel at the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Students claim alarms didn't go off as blaze broke out at tower blockUnite spokeswoman confirmed the claims were being investigated. In a statement
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 hours ago
Unite spokeswoman confirmed the claims were being investigated. In a statement Unite said:“At 10:30pm yesterday fire and rescue services were called to Parkway Gate Manchester to deal with a fire on the ground floor. Evacuation was already... Read more
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Daily Record
Organ fire in churchthrough the weekly gathering after the electric organ went up in flames. A num
Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
through the weekly gathering after the electric organ went up in flames. A number of units from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland attended the scene on Church Road, which has left the musical instrument damaged and in... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Female arrested on suspicion of arson after Ipswich house fire is bailedteams at the scene of the blaze in Alexandra Road. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING O
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 hours ago
teams at the scene of the blaze in Alexandra Road. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING Officers were called by the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service at just before 4am on Sunday, following a house fire on Alexandra Road, which extensively damaged the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Video: Building collapse in Glasgow's south side during storm Opheliaa report of an unoccupied building having partially collapsed at Albert Road.
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
a report of an unoccupied building having partially collapsed at Albert Road. “Nobody was injured.” The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service dispatched seven appliances to the scene. A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “The... Read more
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Daily Record
Glasgow building collapses overnight after Storm Ophelia batters Scotlandwas injured. One resident said the area had been cordoned off for around two y
Daily Record / Posted 9 hours ago
was injured. One resident said the area had been cordoned off for around two years. A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was alerted to reports of debris falling from an unoccupied... Read more
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walesonline
Two taken to hospital after crash which sees dogs cut free from 4x4firefighters had to release two dogs from the vehicle following the crash. A s
walesonline / Posted 10 hours ago
firefighters had to release two dogs from the vehicle following the crash. A spokeswoman for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “We received a call at 1.14am this morning to reports of a traffic collision three miles outside... Read more
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Gazette News
Five beach huts damaged by firecrews from Frinton were called to Southcliff Promenade at about 10.49pm on Mond
Gazette News / Posted 11 hours ago
crews from Frinton were called to Southcliff Promenade at about 10.49pm on Monday. A spokesman for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said it is not known how the fire started. He said: "Three beach huts have been destroyed and two others have... Read more
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Perth Now
Wetsuits, thongs found after trawler tragedyfrom the vessel, but as far as any sign of the vessel or more survivors, nothin
Perth Now / Posted 11 hours ago
from the vessel, but as far as any sign of the vessel or more survivors, nothing at all.” RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service crewman Garth Snaidero said they found wetsuits, thongs and a bucket floating in the search area. Mr Snaidero... Read more
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Daily Echo
'You can't hide who you are inside': Firefighter opens up about keeping her female identity hiddenIT'S a well-worn phrase that 'life begins at 40'. But for Katie Cornhill, a st
Daily Echo / Posted 13 hours ago
IT'S a well-worn phrase that 'life begins at 40'. But for Katie Cornhill, a station manager at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, the expression has more than a grain of truth in it – because it is only since reaching that milestone birthday that... Read more
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Daily Echo
'You can't hide who you are inside': Firefighter opens up about transitioning into being a womanIT'S a well-worn phrase that 'life begins at 40'. But for Katie Cornhill, a st
Daily Echo / Posted 15 hours ago
IT'S a well-worn phrase that 'life begins at 40'. But for Katie Cornhill, a station manager at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, the expression has more than a grain of truth in it – because it is only since reaching that milestone birthday that... Read more
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Breitbart
#FirefightingSexism: Fire Brigade Chief Launches Campaign to Stop People Saying ‘Fireman’to print and broadcast media and programme-makers for using this archaic term t
Breitbart / Posted 22 hours ago
to print and broadcast media and programme-makers for using this archaic term that no longer represents our modern fire and rescue service.” “We wholeheartedly welcome more women into the fire and rescue service because we believe that a diverse... Read more
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This is West Country
Suspected arson attack at derelict building near Tauntoncrews extinguished the fire in a small derelict pump house using two breathing
This is West Country / Posted 23 hours ago
crews extinguished the fire in a small derelict pump house using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and one safety jet. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue service said the cause of the fire is believed to be d... Read more
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Daily Mirror
People risk their lives at cliff edge where student fell 200ft to her deathright on the edge of the cliffs (Image: Brighton Pictures) Speaking after the
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
right on the edge of the cliffs (Image: Brighton Pictures) Speaking after the inquest, Mark Webb, of East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, said: "This was an incredibly sad incident leading to the unnecessary loss of a very young life. "What we... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Firefighters rescue child accidentally locked in carto this page you must be logged in. The small child became trapped in the car
Weston Mercury / Posted yesterday
to this page you must be logged in. The small child became trapped in the car in Bristol Road, Brent Knoll, and Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was mobilised to help them at just after 1pm. Crews used small tools to release the... Read more
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chroniclelive
See the dramatic moment a car bursts into flamesfrom Hexham Fire Station arrived at the scene a short time later and extinguish
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
from Hexham Fire Station arrived at the scene a short time later and extinguished the blaze. A Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 1.44pm about a vehicle fire in Acomb and one appliance from Hexham Fire... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Three people in hospital after crash on A34cutting equipment to rescue the person. None of their injuries are thought to
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
cutting equipment to rescue the person. None of their injuries are thought to be life-threatening. (Image: Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service) The incident is the second on the road firefighters have been called to in the last mon... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Windows panels in tower blocks in Clydebank to be removed after review in wake of Grenfell tragedyto residents of all 11 affected blocks. Council officers are also in regular c
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
to residents of all 11 affected blocks. Council officers are also in regular communications with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS), focused on all aspects of safety within high rise blocks, and this will continue throughout these... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Two more Liverpool airport flights request emergency support after 'strange smells' in cockpithad been reports of similar incidents across UK airspace this morning.Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
had been reports of similar incidents across UK airspace this morning.Liverpooll John Lennon airport Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service spokeswoman confirmed they were called for a second time. "Firefighters were called to Liverpool John Lennon... Read more
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walesonline
Pensioner who died in M4 crash is named by policeSprinter van near to junction 23A at Magor. Police officers, along with the Wa
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Sprinter van near to junction 23A at Magor. Police officers, along with the Wales Air Ambulance and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, attended the scene.The crash has happened on the M4 at Magor (Image: Google Maps) The driver of the white... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
City legends to play emergency service staff to raise money for bomb monumenton October 20. Opponents include Simon Dear of Greater Manchester Police, Davi
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
on October 20. Opponents include Simon Dear of Greater Manchester Police, David Yearley of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and Andy Wood of North West Ambulance Service - many of whom were present on the night of the arena attack on... Read more
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walesonline
Car overturned after two vehicle collision closed roadincident. The accident happened on Saturday morning with the road reopening la
walesonline / Posted yesterday
incident. The accident happened on Saturday morning with the road reopening later to traffic. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service was not in attendance at the scene.The overturned car, following a two vehicle collision near Carmarthen... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Work to knock down plastics site hit by three fires starts todayand power washed. Since the first fire in August, the Environment Agency have
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
and power washed. Since the first fire in August, the Environment Agency have worked closely with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) and Blackburn with Darwen Council on a plan to reduce the risk of fire on site. The Environment Agency... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Arson investigation under way after Epsom Playhouse fireattack. "If you saw or heard anything in the early hours of this morning, plea
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
attack. "If you saw or heard anything in the early hours of this morning, please let us know." (Image: Surrey Fire and Rescue Service)Read More Epsom Playhouse confirmed the damage was minimal and declared "the show must go on". Police... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Camberley heathland up in flames after 'deliberate fire'Heathland was "deliberately" set alight in Camberley on Sunday (October 15), Su
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Heathland was "deliberately" set alight in Camberley on Sunday (October 15), Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has said. Firefighters were called to Barossa Common at around 3pm, where they found 10 square metres of land in flames. One pump, as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
This fire service parodied Dirty Dancing and it’s actually quite funnyhangs his helmet October 16 2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service have come up
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
hangs his helmet October 16 2017 Kent Fire and Rescue Service have come up with a unique way to remind people to test their smoke... Read more
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Daily Star
Rescue crew called to save mum and son stuck in MUD at popular Brit seasideKent Online reports. “A woman and child have been reached and released by HM C
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
Kent Online reports. “A woman and child have been reached and released by HM Coastguard's mud rescue team” Kent Fire and Rescue Service An inflatable stretcher was pushed out to reach the mum and son, with the stranded pair then dragged to... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Epsom Playhouse reassures audiences damage is minimal after firehave a team on-site assessing the damage. "Business will continue as usual...T
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
have a team on-site assessing the damage. "Business will continue as usual...The show must go on!" (Image: Surrey Fire and Rescue Service) The roof of the Epsom Playhouse caught alight after a "deliberate" bin fire spread to the roof above the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Cement spillage closes part of the A1 during Monday morning rush hourA spokeswoman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service added: “We have one app
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
A spokeswoman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service added: “We have one appliance from West Denton on scene and we are working with Highways Agency, police and the local authority to try and clear the road as quickly as possible. “The Highways... Read more
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heraldscotland
Speedboat and Landrover owners to be drafted in to help in rural emergenciestheir homes are also being welcomed. Bruce Farquharson, the area manager leadi
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
their homes are also being welcomed. Bruce Farquharson, the area manager leading the project, said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service exists to save lives and will always respond to every emergency with the right resources, in the right place –... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Snake drama at childcare centrewho has been working with venomous snakes and other wildlife for 40 years, said
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
who has been working with venomous snakes and other wildlife for 40 years, said snakes in Greater Dandenong start appearing at this time of year. He has a 24/7 wildlife rescue service and can be contacted for snake removal and advice on 040806... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow Science Centre 'could have combustible cladding'fire risk". ACM was also found at hospitals in Glasgow and Edinburgh; however,
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
fire risk". ACM was also found at hospitals in Glasgow and Edinburgh; however, officials from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service say the buildings are safe. The discoveries were made as part of pro-active checks carried out by the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow Science Centre 'could have cladding'fire risk". ACM was also found at hospitals in Glasgow and Edinburgh; however,
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
fire risk". ACM was also found at hospitals in Glasgow and Edinburgh; however, officials from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service say the buildings are safe. The discoveries were made as part of pro-active checks carried out by the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Speedoboat owners join database to help in rural emergenciestheir homes are also being welcomed. Bruce Farquharson, the area manager leadi
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
their homes are also being welcomed. Bruce Farquharson, the area manager leading the project, said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service exists to save lives and will always respond to every emergency with the right resources, in the right place –... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Stop calling us 'firemen' because it's sexist, says chief of London Fire Brigadethe 1960s. Sister Mary-Joy Langdon then became the UK's first woman firefighte
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
the 1960s. Sister Mary-Joy Langdon then became the UK's first woman firefighter of recent times with East Sussex Fire and Rescue service in 1976. London’s first female firefighter was Sue Batten who joined London Fire Brigade in 1982. Sadiq Khan,... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Snake drama at childcare centrewho has been working with venomous snakes and other wildlife for 40 years, said
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
who has been working with venomous snakes and other wildlife for 40 years, said snakes in Greater Dandenong start appearing at this time of year. He has a 24/7 wildlife rescue service and can be contacted for snake removal and advice on 040806... Read more
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News.com.au
Snake drama at childcare centreother wildlife for 40 years, said snakes in Greater Dandenong start appearing a
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
other wildlife for 40 years, said snakes in Greater Dandenong start appearing at this time of year. He has a 24/7 wildlife rescue service and can be contacted for snake removal and advice on 0408067062. Tips to avoid your dog being bitten by a... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Watton firefighter Mick Jolly celebrates retirement after nearly 47 years of serving the communityJolly celebrates retirement after nearly 47 years of serving the community Mic
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Jolly celebrates retirement after nearly 47 years of serving the community Michael Jolly has retired from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service after 46 years as a firefighter. Also pictured are (from left) Dan Cooper, Barry Mallindine, Steve Keen, Chris... Read more
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express
Scotland top emergency service plea for volunteers to step-in after ‘savage cuts’ UNDER pressure Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is calling on voluntee
express / Posted 2 days ago
UNDER pressure Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is calling on volunteers to step in to help in case of emergencies. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is calling... Read more
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metro
Please stop posing for selfies at dangerous cliff edgesmoments before her death show her enjoying herself on the clifftop. After the
metro / Posted 3 days ago
moments before her death show her enjoying herself on the clifftop. After the inquest, Mark Webb from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, said : ‘What we would say is to urge people to stay well away from cliff edges.More: UK ‘The day before this... Read more
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Daily Record
Revellers trapped mid-air on fairground ride for more than six hoursrigorous tests to find the cause of the computer system failure." Phil Leake,
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
rigorous tests to find the cause of the computer system failure." Phil Leake, incident commander for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, said he believed the ride became stuck at about 6.30pm and the last person was removed at 1am.Anxious parents... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Fresh questions asked about storage of fuel at Buncefield The Buncefield fire - courtesy Herts Fire and Rescue Service. Confusion clou
Herts Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
The Buncefield fire - courtesy Herts Fire and Rescue Service. Confusion clouds claims that petrol is going to be stored at Buncefield for the first time since the catastrophic explosion in... Read more
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Perth Now
Blood tests for fireysto our department,” she said. “Our concerns are that our members serving and r
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
to our department,” she said. “Our concerns are that our members serving and retired, as well as Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service firefighters may well have been exposed to fire-fighting foam contaminants ...The scientific community... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Fairground revellers trapped in mid-air as Power Tower ride breaks downrigorous tests to find the cause of the computer system failure.” Phil Leake,
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
rigorous tests to find the cause of the computer system failure.” Phil Leake, incident commander for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, said he believed the ride became stuck at about 6.30pm and the last person was removed at 1am. He said the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Fairground revellers trapped in mid-air as Power Tower ride breaks downrigorous tests to find the cause of the computer system failure.” Phil Leake,
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
rigorous tests to find the cause of the computer system failure.” Phil Leake, incident commander for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, said he believed the ride became stuck at about 6.30pm and the last person was removed at 1am. He said the... Read more
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