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Firefighters' warning over smoke alarms after three caravans destroyed by fire at Sandford Holiday Park - Dorset Echo

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Firefighters' warning over smoke alarms after three caravans destroyed by fire at Sandford Holiday Park
Dorset Echo
FIREFIGHTERS have issued a warning after three caravans were destroyed in a fire at a busy holiday park. It comes after shocking pictures revealed the aftermath of the fire at Sandford Holiday Park near Wareham which was caused by an exploding gas ...

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Swindon firefighters at Lyneham crop sprayer fire - This Is Wiltshire

Google News - 26 May, 2018 - 16:31

This Is Wiltshire

Swindon firefighters at Lyneham crop sprayer fire
This Is Wiltshire
SWINDON firefighters were called to a crop sprayer fire near Lyneham. Preston Lane was partially blocked after the piece of agricultural machinery overheated and caught fire. Crews from Westlea and Swindon fire stations were called to the blaze shortly ...
Lyneham road closed in both directions as firefighters deal with crop sprayer blazeWiltshire 999s

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SATURDAY LIVE: Thunderstorms are coming and lorry crashes into bridge - Plymouth Herald

Google News - 26 May, 2018 - 09:27

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SATURDAY LIVE: Thunderstorms are coming and lorry crashes into bridge
Plymouth Herald
This is where you'll find all the latest news, traffic and weather from across Devon and Cornwall. If there's a story ... A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “The fire service were called to a dog stuck on a conservatory ...

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Crime against heroes: Equipment stolen from firefighters during huge blaze 'could have put lives in danger' - Gloucestershire Live

Google News - 25 May, 2018 - 13:35

Gloucestershire Live

Crime against heroes: Equipment stolen from firefighters during huge blaze 'could have put lives in danger'
Gloucestershire Live
Thieves committed a crime against brave firefighters by stealing some of their equipment while they were at the scene of a ferocious blaze in Gloucestershire. The theft, which could have had dire consequences, happened on Monday night when a team of ...

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Firefighters are having to fill Penzance's Jubilee Pool a day before its opening - live updates - Cornwall Live

Google News - 25 May, 2018 - 13:18

Cornwall Live

Firefighters are having to fill Penzance's Jubilee Pool a day before its opening - live updates
Cornwall Live
Jubilee Pool director, Susan Stuart, told Cornwall Live that the plan was finalised yesterday. She added: “We knew that we'd have to find assistance filling the pool due to the way the tides are this week and so the fire brigade was an obvious source ...

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Police and firefighters on the scene as road closed following crash - The Courier

Google News - 25 May, 2018 - 10:58

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Police and firefighters on the scene as road closed following crash
The Courier
Police said drivers should use “an alternative” due to the incident on the B9097 Fruix to Crook of Devon Road at Cleish. The crash took place at about 10am. Two fire and rescue appliances have been called to the scene, one from Lochgelly and another ...

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Photos show devastating aftermath of huge workshop fire near Cheddar - Somerset Live

Google News - 24 May, 2018 - 14:45

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Photos show devastating aftermath of huge workshop fire near Cheddar
Somerset Live
A total of eight crews were on the scene as firefighters from across Somerset and the Bristol area got to work to extinguish the fire. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue has confirmed that the fire began in the packing area of a wood ...
Everything we know so far about the workshop fire near CheddarBristol Live

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Live: Firefighters from across Somerset tackling huge ongoing fire in Charterhouse workshop near Cheddar - Somerset Live

Google News - 24 May, 2018 - 09:48

Somerset Live

Live: Firefighters from across Somerset tackling huge ongoing fire in Charterhouse workshop near Cheddar
Somerset Live
Fire crews from across North Somerset and Bristol have been assisting the Devon and Somerset team since around 2.40am today (Thursday, May 24) and they continue to battle the blaze. The fire is coming from a property on Tynings Lane in Charterhouse ...

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Hero teenager races to the rescue after spotting fierce house fire - Devon Live

Google News - 24 May, 2018 - 09:43

Devon Live

Hero teenager races to the rescue after spotting fierce house fire
Devon Live
Firefighters in Newton Abbot have praised a local teenager who raised the alarm over a fierce fire at a house in the town. Alex Duff, who is 13, sprang into action when he saw flames coming from the first floor window of a house in Greenaway Road.

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Large vintage car transporter destroyed in blaze on the M4 - Gloucestershire Live

Google News - 24 May, 2018 - 08:08

Gloucestershire Live

Large vintage car transporter destroyed in blaze on the M4
Gloucestershire Live
Firefighters could be seen battling the blaze as it took over the vintage cars. The fire could be seen from ... Two teams of firefighters from Bath fire station and one from Yate fire station attended and no other vehicles were involved. It is unclear ...

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Firefighters from across Somerset tackling huge fire at workshop in Cheddar - Somerset Live

Google News - 24 May, 2018 - 08:03

Somerset Live

Firefighters from across Somerset tackling huge fire at workshop in Cheddar
Somerset Live
Crews from across Somerset have been sent to the scene in an effort to bring the fire under control, with firefighters from Cheddar, Wells, Taunton , Bridgwater and Glastonbury among those on the scene. ... A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

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Firefighters from across Somerset tackling huge fire at workshop in Cheddar - Somerset Live

Google News - 24 May, 2018 - 08:03

Somerset Live

Firefighters from across Somerset tackling huge fire at workshop in Cheddar
Somerset Live
Crews from across Somerset have been sent to the scene in an effort to bring the fire under control, with firefighters from Cheddar, Wells, Taunton , Bridgwater and Glastonbury among those on the scene. ... A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and ...
Live: Firefighters from across Bristol tackling huge ongoing fire in Charterhouse workshop near CheddarBristol Live

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M4 traffic: Photos show car transporter carrying vintage vehicles on fire near Bath as firefighters tackle the blaze - Somerset Live

Google News - 23 May, 2018 - 23:21

Somerset Live

M4 traffic: Photos show car transporter carrying vintage vehicles on fire near Bath as firefighters tackle the blaze
Somerset Live
Somerset Live has launched a WhatsApp group to help you keep up to date with the latest news from across the county. If you'd like to receive breaking news alerts, text NEWS to 07834 893492. Then add the number to your phone contacts book as 'Somerset ...

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Dozens of firefighters tackling large fire at Puddletown Forest - Dorset Echo

Google News - 23 May, 2018 - 17:02

Dorset Echo

Dozens of firefighters tackling large fire at Puddletown Forest
Dorset Echo
Dozens of firefighters are tackling a large fire at Puddletown Forest this afternoon. A spokesman for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Service said they were called to the blaze just after 4pm. Four fire engines and three off road vehicles have been sent to ...

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Firefighters issue warning after tumble dryer goes up in flames destroying a Wiltshire home - Somerset Live

Google News - 23 May, 2018 - 12:43

Somerset Live

Firefighters issue warning after tumble dryer goes up in flames destroying a Wiltshire home
Somerset Live
Tim Gray, group manager at Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “While what exactly caused this fire to start remains under investigation, it is a sharp reminder that tumble dryers and washing machines carry a real fire risk – for ...

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Huge blaze breaks out at well-known kitchen furniture store on outskirts of Honiton - Midweek Herald

Google News - 22 May, 2018 - 17:29

Midweek Herald

Huge blaze breaks out at well-known kitchen furniture store on outskirts of Honiton
Midweek Herald
A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said the blaze is being fought with jets and breathing apparatus and a water carrier is en-route to the scene. Firefighters from Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Sidmouth, Axminster, Topsham, Cullompton and ...

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Crew on hand for Boat Fire Safety Week - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 22 May, 2018 - 13:09

Wiltshire Times

Crew on hand for Boat Fire Safety Week
Wiltshire Times
FIREFIGHTERS from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be offering free safety advice, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as part of Boat Fire Safety Week. For people who live or work on the Kennet and Avon Canal, firefighters will be at ...

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Firefighters from across Gloucestershire spend more than four hours tackling a serious blaze - Gloucestershire Live

Google News - 22 May, 2018 - 09:43

Gloucestershire Live

Firefighters from across Gloucestershire spend more than four hours tackling a serious blaze
Gloucestershire Live
Firefighters from across Gloucestershire spent more than four hours tackling a barn fire that broke out last night and continued into the early hours of this morning. A Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were called to a fire ...

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Drunken man arrested for allegedly abusing firefighters at Atlantic Hotel fire in Newquay - Cornwall Live

Google News - 22 May, 2018 - 07:51

Cornwall Live

Drunken man arrested for allegedly abusing firefighters at Atlantic Hotel fire in Newquay
Cornwall Live
A man has been arrested and will appear in court following a fire at a large hotel in Newquay in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police confirmed that the man had been charged following the blaze at the Atlantic Hotel at around 3am on Sunday.

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