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Somerset firefighters honored - Fall River Herald News

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 16:24

Fall River Herald News

Somerset firefighters honored
Fall River Herald News
SOMERSET – Seven fire department officers with more than 140 years of collective experience were pinned by their wives and fiancé during a widely attended ceremonial dinner Wednesday night at Magoni's Ferry Landing restaurant. The officers included ...

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Investigation into Chippenham gas explosion continues - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 09:42

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Investigation into Chippenham gas explosion continues
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
THE EXTENT of the damage caused by a gas explosion in Chippenham was revealed this morning as investigators continued to examine the area. Fire services were called at 6.36pm last night to reports of an explosion at a flat above the BetFred store in ...

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Firefighters battle fire in Yeovil overnight - ITV News

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 07:35

ITV News

Firefighters battle fire in Yeovil overnight
ITV News
Devon and Somerset firefighters were called to a fire at a derelict building on the A30 Sherborne Road Westbound at 2.20am this morning. By 5am, seven fire engines along with two aerial ladder platforms, a water carrier, an incident command unit and a ...
Crews from around South West sent to massive fire in derelict Yeovil buildingDevon Live
Crewkerne firefighters help battle fire at derelict site in YeovilChard & Ilminster News

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Firefighters free two people from van after crash in Milverton - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 06:55

Somerset County Gazette

Firefighters free two people from van after crash in Milverton
Somerset County Gazette
Three fire engines rushed to the B3227 in Milverton at 9.10pm last night (October 18) after reports of a crash. When they arrived, firefighters confirmed there were people trapped in the vehicle which was on its roof in a wooded area on a roundabout.

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Sellafield firefighters to stage fresh strike over pay and conditions - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 06:46

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Sellafield firefighters to stage fresh strike over pay and conditions
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site will stage a fresh strike on Thursday in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the GMB will walk out for 12 hours at 6am, following a similar stoppage on Tuesday. The union accused Sellafield ...

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Sellafield firefighters to stage fresh strike over pay and conditions - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 06:43

Wiltshire Times

Sellafield firefighters to stage fresh strike over pay and conditions
Wiltshire Times
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site will stage a fresh strike on Thursday in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the GMB will walk out for 12 hours at 6am, following a similar stoppage on Tuesday. The union accused Sellafield ...

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Sellafield firefighters to stage fresh strike over pay and conditions - Dorset Echo

Google News - 19 October, 2017 - 06:42

Dorset Echo

Sellafield firefighters to stage fresh strike over pay and conditions
Dorset Echo
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site will stage a fresh strike on Thursday in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the GMB will walk out for 12 hours at 6am, following a similar stoppage on Tuesday. The union accused Sellafield ...

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Crews from Malmesbury help after explosion in Chippenham - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Google News - 18 October, 2017 - 19:57

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Crews from Malmesbury help after explosion in Chippenham
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
A spokeswoman for Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said that all people in the affected building were accounted for and one man was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol with serious burns. "The service is now downscaling its presence, ...
BREAKING NEWS: Explosion in Chippenham town centreThe Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
Explosion in Chippenham draws fire service response from as far away as BathBath Chronicle
BREAKING: Massive emergency response after gas explosion in ChippenhamWiltshire 999s

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Emergency crews tackle house fires in St Neot and Penzance with reports of people trapped inside - Cornwall Live

Google News - 18 October, 2017 - 19:48

Cornwall Live

Emergency crews tackle house fires in St Neot and Penzance with reports of people trapped inside
Cornwall Live
Emergency crews in Cornwall rushed to two house fires after receiving reports that people were trapped inside. Lostwithiel firefighters attended a blaze at Church View, St Neot shortly after 1pm on Wednesday (October 18) having received a 999 call.

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BREAKING NEWS: Explosion in Chippenham town centre - The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Google News - 18 October, 2017 - 18:40

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion in Chippenham town centre
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
BREAKING NEWS: Fire crews from all over Wiltshire are responding to reports of an explosion in Chippenham town centre. A spokesman for Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service said firefighters had only just arrived in the Market Place and it was too early to ...

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Everyday Hero CT: Avon Fire Marshal Talks Volunteer Firefighting ... - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Google News - 18 October, 2017 - 17:58

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Everyday Hero CT: Avon Fire Marshal Talks Volunteer Firefighting ...
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Over the past four decades, Jamie DiPace has had a longstanding career with the Avon Fire Department, rising up the ranks to chief, and currently serving as fire ...

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Everyday Hero CT: Avon Fire Marshal Talks Volunteer Firefighting and Home Safety - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Google News - 18 October, 2017 - 17:54

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

Everyday Hero CT: Avon Fire Marshal Talks Volunteer Firefighting and Home Safety
WTNH Connecticut News (press release)
AVON, Conn. (WTNH) – Over the past four decades, Jamie DiPace has had a longstanding career with the Avon fire department, rising up the ranks to chief, and currently serving as fire marshal. But he says one of his most important roles has been as a ...

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Salisbury fire station wants to recruit more women firefighters - Salisbury Journal

Google News - 18 October, 2017 - 08:12

Salisbury Journal

Salisbury fire station wants to recruit more women firefighters
Salisbury Journal
SALISBURY fire station will be holding a 'have a go' event on October 22 to encourage women and other under-represented parts of the community to consider becoming firefighters. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be offering a hands-on ...

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Call for paramedics, police officers and firefighters to be given the Freedom of Exeter - Devon Live

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 16:12

Devon Live

Call for paramedics, police officers and firefighters to be given the Freedom of Exeter
Devon Live
A motion has been tabled at Tuesday night's meeting of Exeter City Council that, if approved, would see Devon and Cornwall Police, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and the South Western Ambulance Service Trust given the honour.

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Firefighters tackle car fire in Bridgwater on Taunton Road - Somerset Live

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 15:49

Somerset Live

Firefighters tackle car fire in Bridgwater on Taunton Road
Somerset Live
A Speedy Hire employee came out of his office to tackle the vehicle blaze with two fire extinguishers before firefighters arrived to subdue the flames. A Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue spokesman issued the following statement: "One fire appliance from ...

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Firefighters battle massive blaze at long-vacant health care facility - NJ.com

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 11:43

NJ.com

Firefighters battle massive blaze at long-vacant health care facility
NJ.com
The fire broke out around 4 a.m. at the former Villa Maria Home for the Aged, a 12-acre site with multiple buildings on Somerset Street. Villa Maria was a tuberculosis sanatorium that was open from 1889 to the beginning of World War I. It was later ...
WATCH: Villa Maria in North Plainfield heavily damaged by fireMyCentralJersey.com
Firefighters Continue To Battle Blaze In North PlainfieldPatch.com

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Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike - Dorset Echo

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 08:43

Dorset Echo

Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike
Dorset Echo
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have launched the first of two 12-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the GMB union walked out at 6am, with a similar stoppage planned for Thursday. The union accused Sellafield ...

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Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 08:42

Wiltshire Times

Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike
Wiltshire Times
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have launched the first of two 12-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the GMB union walked out at 6am, with a similar stoppage planned for Thursday. The union accused Sellafield ...

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Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 08:42

Wiltshire Times

Sellafield firefighters walk out in pay strike
Wiltshire Times
Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have launched the first of two 12-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the GMB union walked out at 6am, with a similar stoppage planned for Thursday. The union accused Sellafield ...

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Gorse fire and car crash dealt with by firefighters from Delabole within 12 hours - Cornwall Live

Google News - 17 October, 2017 - 07:57

Cornwall Live

Gorse fire and car crash dealt with by firefighters from Delabole within 12 hours
Cornwall Live
Gorse fire and car crash dealt with by firefighters from Delabole within 12 hours. One car had ploughed ... and a car crash. Crews from the north Cornwall town were first called out to an area near Trebarwith village where one acre of gorse land was ...

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