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Smoke detectors missing from more than a third of homes with house fires - Coast FM News

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 22:52
Smoke detectors missing from more than a third of homes with house fires  Coast FM News

More than a third of homes in Cornwall which had a house fire in the last year did not have a smoke detector, new figures show. Of the 304 house fires attended ...

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Firefighters called to tackle chimney fire in Combe St Nicholas - Chard & Ilminster News

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 21:40
Firefighters called to tackle chimney fire in Combe St Nicholas  Chard & Ilminster News

FIREFIGHTERS rushed to a property in Combe St Nicholas to tackle a chimney fire. 0 comment. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue *Service* sent one fire ...

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Somerset superintendent proposes additional staffing at a cost of $370,000 - Fall River Herald News

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 21:07
Somerset superintendent proposes additional staffing at a cost of $370,000  Fall River Herald News

SOMERSET — School Superintendent Jeffrey Schoonover is proposing 11 new full-time positions and two new half-time positions for the Fiscal Year 2020 ...

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Senior cop says 'scene of devastation' at fatal crash will haunt him forever - Cornwall Live

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 18:41
Senior cop says 'scene of devastation' at fatal crash will haunt him forever  Cornwall Live

Robert Monks killed partner Kelly Pearce when he lost control of his car and careered across a garage forecourt at Hewas Water in Cornwall smashing into 22 ...

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Vintage jet crashed at airshow killing 11 due to 'pilot error', court hears - Dorset Echo

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 17:47
Vintage jet crashed at airshow killing 11 due to 'pilot error', court hears  Dorset Echo

Andrew Hill denies 11 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence following incident at Shoreham Airshow in 2015.

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This is what caused the fire which closed a Greggs bakery shop in Bath - Somerset Live

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 17:38
This is what caused the fire which closed a Greggs bakery shop in Bath  Somerset Live

Explosions were witnessed and the store will be closed for the foreseeable future.

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Dorset woman jailed for threatening to shoot police and setting fire to her own home - Somerset Live

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 15:31
Dorset woman jailed for threatening to shoot police and setting fire to her own home  Somerset Live

She claimed to have had explosives and said she would 'shoot officers and others'

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No smoke alarms in more than a third of house fires - Falmouth Packet

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 15:00
No smoke alarms in more than a third of house fires  Falmouth Packet

More than a third of homes in Cornwall which had a house fire in the last year did not have a smoke detector, latest figures show.

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Vintage jet crashed at airshow killing 11 due to 'pilot error', court hears - Wiltshire Times

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 13:00
Vintage jet crashed at airshow killing 11 due to 'pilot error', court hears  Wiltshire Times

Andrew Hill denies 11 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence following incident at Shoreham Airshow in 2015.

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Vintage jet crashed at airshow killing eleven due to 'pilot error', court hears - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 12:58
Vintage jet crashed at airshow killing eleven due to 'pilot error', court hears  Somerset County Gazette

A vintage fighter jet crashed killing 11 men when it hit a road and burst into a fireball during a failed airshow stunt “purely” because of “pilot error”, a court heard.

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Fire in Newburgh's Fogarty Apartments - Mid-Hudson News

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 11:30
Fire in Newburgh's Fogarty Apartments  Mid-Hudson News

NEWBURGH – A mid-morning fire on Tuesday in a third floor residence in the Fogarty Apartments at 162 Johnston Street in the City of Newburgh brought out ...

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Fire tackled at Rangers training centre - Dorset Echo

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 10:56
Fire tackled at Rangers training centre  Dorset Echo

The Scottish Fire and Rescue *Service* received reports of a blaze at Auchenhowie on Wednesday morning.

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House fire in Blindmoor Lane, Buckland St Mary - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 09:29
House fire in Blindmoor Lane, Buckland St Mary  Somerset County Gazette

A WOMAN hospitalised following a fire in her home earlier this morning is lucky to be alive, according to firefighters.

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Fire services emphasises importance of smoke detectors | News - The Cornish Times

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 09:08
Fire services emphasises importance of smoke detectors | News  The Cornish Times

More than a third of homes in Cornwall which had a fire in the last year did not have a smoke detector Cornwall Fire and Rescue *Service* has warned.

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£1,500,000 fine for lift firm after girl, 5, died when her head got trapped - Metro.co.uk

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 06:19
£1,500,000 fine for lift firm after girl, 5, died when her head got trapped  Metro.co.uk

The mother of a young girl who died after her head became trapped in a lift at home has spoken of her family's 'unimaginable' loss as two companies were fined ...

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Critical need for more on-call firefighters in Amesbury - Spire FM

Google News - 16 January, 2019 - 05:45
Critical need for more on-call firefighters in Amesbury  Spire FM

The station's asking potential crew members to 'have a go', to make sure they can send engines out to emergencies.

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Potentially 'hazardous' drum found on beach to be disposed of 'as soon as possible' - Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Google News - 15 January, 2019 - 19:30
Potentially 'hazardous' drum found on beach to be disposed of 'as soon as possible'  Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

A YELLOW drum containing a potentially 'hazardous' chemical substance which washed up on Brean beach is going to be collected and disposed of 'as soon ...

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Witnesses report seeing bodies after gunmen attack Nairobi hotel complex - Somerset County Gazette

Google News - 15 January, 2019 - 17:42
Witnesses report seeing bodies after gunmen attack Nairobi hotel complex  Somerset County Gazette

Al-Shabab – the extremist group that carried out the 2013 Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi in 2013 – has claimed responsibility.

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Fire in Newburgh apartments sends two to hospital for smoke injuries - Times Herald-Record

Google News - 15 January, 2019 - 17:19
Fire in Newburgh apartments sends two to hospital for smoke injuries  Times Herald-Record

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Two people were sent to St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh for smoke-related injuries after a two-alarm fire at Joseph A. Fogarty ...

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Two firms fined £1.5m over death of girl, five, trapped by lift in Dorset - The Guardian

Google News - 15 January, 2019 - 16:38
Two firms fined £1.5m over death of girl, five, trapped by lift in Dorset  The Guardian

Two companies have been fined a total of more than £1.5m after a five-year-old girl died when her head became trapped by a lift for her disabled brother at ...

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