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31st August 2011

Lakanal House tower block fire cause now known, police say

This south Wales fire engine was sent to Serbia last yearOld South Wales fire engines to start life in Serbia

Business as usual at fire-hit Huddersfield Oxfam depot

Market Cafe in Corporation Street, RochesterMedway suspected arson attacks may be linked

Scene of explosionBody found in Leicester rubble was kebab shop worker

Warwickshire fire stations: Brinklow closure is marked

Scene of fireHull fire: rescued pair 'lucky to be alive'

Hazelbank Terrace fireFirefighters put out blaze at historic Edinburgh flats

29th - 30th August 2011

Clear-up operation at Lasham industrial siteClear-up operation after Hampshire battery recycling plant fire

Freight train on fire near Milton Keynes. Pic courtesy Quentin JonesFreight train fire near Milton Keynes disrupts services

27th - 28th August 2011

A sailboat burned on Dorchester Bay. A man and his son were working on the motor of the 15-foot sailboat when there was an explosion, according to Fire Department officials.Boat fire sends father, son to hospital

Troops boost security in Monterrey after casino fire

Canterbury closure (picture by Alex Gibson and Frederick Gower)Canterbury alert: Second hoax device found

25th - 26th August 2011

Fire at Lasham industrial siteFire at battery recycling plant at Lasham near Basingstoke

Reward offered over Mexico casino fire

Flash flooding hits Port Talbot, Neath and Baglan

Keighley Community Nursery deputy manager Sue Foster (left) and manager Julie White join some of the nursery children by the burnt-out playhouseNursery is hit by arson attack in Keighley

Floods in TruroTruro rainstorm floods flats

Monterrey casino attack leaves dozens dead

Vestrafiold fireFire crews and farmers tackle Orkney blaze

The house on Holmfield RoadBoy, 15, quizzed over Huddersfield arson

23rd - 24th August 2011!image/1949850532.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/1949850532.jpgHouse blaze was caused by candle

Inferno: Firefighters spray water on a railroad tanker leaking propane in Lincoln, California, yesterday. Authorities have evacuated thousands of homes in the areaCalifornia rail car fire: Thousands of homes at risk as fuel tanker ignites

A fire at the former Jewson site in Bangor, GwyneddRoads closed major fire at former Jewson site, Bangor

Wood yard fire on Victoria Road in Netherfield, Nottingham. Photo: Derek JeffriesCrews tackle large wood yard fire in Nottinghamshire

Eleven killed in Australia blaze near Brisbane

Fallen branch on pavementPedestrian hurt by falling branch after lorry hits tree

Barn fire. Photo: Staffordshire Fire ServiceStaffordshire barn owners warned after spate of fires

Horsebox rescue on SundayHampshire fire service concern over horsebox rescues

Weymouth Old Fire StationWeymouth old fire station redevelopment decision due

Woman's 'lucky' escape from fire in Huddersfield

AFTERMATH: One of the three engines called to the home in Nunnery Lane, Worcester.Couple's holiday ends in misery with house fire kills 15 at south China ceramics factory

Brinklow Fire Station in useReaction to Warwick and Brinklow fire station closures

Crash on Halifax Road in BatleyWoman driver fighting for life after serious road smash with lorry in Batley on Monday evening

Hay on fire inside a barn at a farm in Chilcompoton, SomersetSomerset Home Farm barn fire destroys 200 tonnes of hay

Branson island holiday home burns down

21st - 22nd August 2011

19th - 20th August 2011

Flight Lieutenant Jon EggingThe wreckage of the Red Arrow crews battled through the night to tackle a huge fire at a fuel depot in Billingshurst.

Portsmouth warehouse fireFire crews tackle Portsmouth warehouse blaze

Probe launched afer massive blaze tears through Portsmouth warehouse!image/1698287053.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/1698287053.jpgBREAKING NEWS: Man arrested over Norman King fire

Fire drives thousands from homes in Spain

17th - 18th August 2011 Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary, NYPD And FDNY Push For National Radio Network

Police investigate fire bike crash on M53

Lives put at risk by new spate of arsons

Cliff rescue at Greve de Lecq, JerseyBoy rescued from cliff face on Jersey's north coast

Dorset flooding: Cars stranded in Bournemouth

Salford riots: Prince Harry praises 'fantastic response'

Emergency services at the scene of the fire Man on arson charge over fire at Croydon flats

Fire again at riot-hit store in Brixton

Councillor Fred WalkerManchester fire authority chair quits over expenses row

Miss Selfridge in Market Street, Manchester city centreVideo appeal over Manchester Miss Selfridge riot arson

Scene of St Leonards caravan fireCouple named after Combe Haven fatal caravan fire

15th - 16th August 2011

Photo: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

Six fire crews put out Wethersfield thatch blaze

The lorry embedded in the wall of the Chequers Pub Lorry crashes into Houghton Regis pub leaving six hurt

Maberly Street sceneAberdeen disused factory fire causes delays

The fire, courtesy of Nadeem Mansha Council continues Walsall clear up after factory fire

Walsall Factory Fire

13th - 14th August 2011

The Savoy Court in South Parade, SouthseaSniffer-dog searching Savoy Court on Southsea seafront

Rescue teams and a rescue boat at the scene Inquiry after River Thames tug boat capsizes and sinks

11th - 12th August 2011

Blaze destroys recycling centre near Chelmsford

Old mill and buildings in Upper TeanFire destroys 1820s mill in Upper Tean Staffordshire

Miss Selfridge in Market Street, Manchester city centreTeenager in court over Miss Selfridge shop fire in Manchester

A building burning in the Los Angeles riots of 1992What Los Angeles can teach the UK on riot control

Emergency scenes deal with the incidentNorton Knatchbull javelin accident investigation ends

Firefighters at the scene of the fireFire at Cambridge paper recycling centre

Sony DADC's warehouse in Enfield, north LondonMore than 1.5m CDs destroyed in Sony warehouse fire

Preston beach huts before (l) and after the fireArson probe as fire destroys five Paignton beach huts

9th - 10th August 2011

Fire engineMore retained firefighters needed in Shropshire

Mobile phone footage of Canning Circus police stationNottingham riots: More officers to deter disorder

The fire at the Norman King pub in Church Street Historic pub destroyed in blaze!image/2530478904.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/2530478904.jpgSouthsea fire old nightclub

Shops and cars torched in Salford and Manchester

Fire engineCottingham residents call for improved flood protection

A burnt out furniture store in Croydon, south LondonAttacks on London 'worst in current memory'

London riots: Thousands of officers patrolling streets

Sony DADC's warehouse in EnfieldIndependent music labels left 'devastated' by riot fire

UK riots: 16,000 officers policing London's streets

7th - 8th August 2011

TrainSmoke-filled train carriage evacuated in Jordanstown

Hackney riots, 8 AugustTrouble in the heart of Hackney

London riots: 'Everyone was very fired up'

Fire at Westmorland and Lonsdale Conservatives in KendalBurglary theory over fire at Kendal Conservative office

5th - 6th August 2011

Potential fire strikes could affect Middlewich residents

Flooding in Tudhoe, County Durham. Pic by William BulmerFloods in parts of north-east England after heavy rain

3rd - 4th August 2011

The woman being rescued by firefighters and a member of the coastguardWoman rescued from Poole Harbour mud$plit/C_71_article_1454666_image_list_image_list_item_0_image.jpg?04%2F08%2F2011%2006%3A48%3A51%3A523Fire rages at Salford building development

Evacuations as flash flooding hits Yorkshire

Sprinkler law to hit house building, says developers

Yorkshire flash floods: Firefighters pump out buildings

The scene of the fire at the Carlsberg brewery in NorthamptonFire at Carlsberg brewery in Northampton!image/1564018085.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/1564018085.jpgExplosion causes fire at Carlsberg brewery

Ivy being rescued by animal rescue specialist Buster BrownDog stuck in Burghclere hole released with quake devices

The province sent a helicopter and two waterbombers to extinguish the fire in the Nutimik Lake Campground area on Monday before campers were allowed back in (file image, courtesty of Manitoba Conservation).Dry weather leads to fire ban in eastern Manitoba

'Lives at risk' in mid and west Wales over 999 calls

Marlow Rowing ClubMarlow Rowing Club badly damaged in fire

1st - 2nd August 2011

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