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February 2011

27th - 28th February 2011!image/1050438908.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/1050438908.jpgBrand new engine for Selby firefighters

Flooding scene in East YorkshireEmergency crews take part in Humber flood exercise

The boarded up house after it was hit by a carTwo hurt as car hits house in Reading breaks out in empty house!image/2555003360.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/2555003360.jpgLeeds Bridge ‘suicide’ sparks 999 alert

Terry Jewell, a rescue worker from Essex,  in ChristchurchNew Zealand quake: UK search-and-rescue team optimistic

25th - 26th February 2011 explosion in Leeds residential area

Four injured after multiple-vehicle pile-up involving busFour injured after multiple-vehicle pile-up involving bus

Passengers at Piccadilly station faced delays after the fireTrain and tram services affected after fire at Manchester Piccadilly station

Specialist teams sift through the destroyed CTV building in Christchurch on Thursday 24 FebruarySearch for two New Zealand earthquake Britons continues

Fire engine outside the flatsCandle blamed for Didcot woman's death in flat fire

West Midlands firefighters begin work in Christchurch

The scene in Fairfield Street, Manchester Manchester Piccadilly partly evacuated due to fire

The police still have no explanation for the fire in which a Wembley man died on FridayFatal Wembley fire currently 'unexplained', police say

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23rd - 24th February 2011

This frame grab from video provided by shows the gas well in Avella Penn. that exploded and caught fire injuring three workers Wednesday night Feb. 23, 2011. (AP/ Chesapeake shuts Pa. gas-drilling wells after fire rescued from Bradford Beck

editorial imageTyre fire in Whitby leads to explosion

Massive fire in Amsterdam port

Dublin Fire Brigade tackles the fire at the Tara Towers Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish TimesFire at Dublin hotel extinguished

Crews tackle Sparkbrook textile factory fire

Firefighters tackle the blaze on Stratford Road, BirminghamStratford Road in Birmingham closed after factory fire

50 firefighters tackle large blaze in Edinburgh city centre50 firefighters tackle large blaze in Edinburgh city centre

Environment Agency Wales equipment used by fire fighters during the firePollution averted after farm fire at Talybont

Collapsed building in central Christchurch55-strong search and rescue team is flying to New Zealand from the UK.

Some of the firefighters standing in front of a fire engineHampshire fire team deployed to Christchurch earthquake

21st - 22nd February 2011!image/406692836.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_225/406692836.jpgRefuse truck on fire in St Albans

Ottawa firefighters treated a cat and dog with oxygen. Pets rescued from Ottawa fire

Bow_Fire_ppauk004Home of woman, 101, and her son wrecked in thatched roof fire

Tunnel rail link driver 'lay burnt on ground'

Welsh firefighters join New Zealand earthquake rescue

New Zealand earthquake kills 65

Firefighters at the sceneWoman pulled to safety after cliff fall in Jersey

Newcastle club fireArsonists blamed for Newcastle club blaze

editorial imageLeeds: Mill gutted 60 firefighters tackle blaze

19th - 20th February 2011

Shops damaged in explosionHomes evacuated after explosion in Derby restaurants

The scene of the explosion in South EalingTwo injured in explosion at South Ealing flat

Blaze rips through business in Horwich

Emergency crew's passenger injured in earlier accident

No fire engines in Blantyre City

In November, a fire destroyed the roof of Istanbul’s iconic Haydarpaşa Train Station in Kadıköy. DAILY NEWS photo, Emrah GÜRELThird Istanbul fire in as many months

Major blaze: Around 200 fire fighters spent hours trying to tackle the 'five-alarm' fire in Brooklyn last night that left one woman dead and 31 injuredOne woman dead and dozens more injured after 200 firemen tackle major blaze in Brooklyn

By 4:30pm, the straw was still burning although under controlArson Blamed for Massive Farm Blaze

Sheepscar Works fireLeeds mill fire tackled overnight units utilizing high-tech equipment, training

Story ImageSix people hurt when ambulance, SUV collide

17th - 18th February 2011

Kapiti Island fireIsland fire.. under control

The Lingley Mere site which opened in April 2009£3m spent on empty fire centre

FIRE_38.jpg(PHOTOS) Valentine's Day Bay Street Fire in Nassau From Aylesbury Called To Fire in Bletchley This Morning crews tackle shops blaze city centre shop fire investigated

fire2.jpgExclusive Video of Fourth Miami Beach Fire

Shropshire and Worcestershire fire control to be shared

Evesham Road Cheltenham Cheltenham road reopens after police closure

Emergency drill at Guernsey Airport'Lessons learnt' from Guernsey Airport crash drill

UNDER CONTROL: Firefighters contain the blaze to the barn Barn blazes but fire crews save home

Risen from the ashes: firm is back on its feet

The historic building will have to be demolishedHistoric Ashburton building to be demolished after fire

15th - 16th February 2011

LPG fire in Kütahya injures 19!image/2660060159.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/2660060159.jpgCost-cutting: Peterborough Firefighter jobs at risk

Picture by Express & Star reader Stuart MoodyExplosion at electricity sub-station!image/372328131.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_595/372328131.jpgLadyewell shrine damaged by fire

Ten fire Copenhagen fighters hospitalised after chemical inhalation

A fireman tackles a staged chip pan fireSafety plea ahead of chip celebration

Smoke billowing from factory on fireFirefighter tackle Wimblington factory fire

editorial imageFive crews at Wimblington factory fire

Car in gardenMotorist, 84, plunges into garden in Pentre, Rhondda

Five people and a dog rescued from blazeFive people and a dog rescued from blaze

Building work on the site of a former toffee factory on the Quayside, where two workmen were injured

Workmen trapped after collapse of archway

Chalet remainsFirefighters find a body in Cornwall chalet

13th - 14th February 2011

Residents forced to flee as flames engulf factory Residents forced to flee as flames engulf factory

Crash sceneTarmac lorry overturns on M3 in Surrey

CRASH SITE: The mangled wreckage of the doomed Manx aircraft, on which six people lost their lives, was removed from the runway at Cork Airport on Friday. Photo: Steve HumphreysNo trace of fire or failure on tragic Flight NM7100

Banbury fire shrouds businesses in smoke

Tank falls off lorry on A1 near Boston Spa

The Night Glasgow Burned: The Cheapside Tragedy

Destroyed warehouses on Cheapside Street, GlasgowGlasgow's Cheapside Street Fire

11th - 12th February 2011

FBU rally in IpswichFirefighters march against Suffolk County Council cuts

Emergency exercise inside the Tyne TunnelExercise tests Tyne Tunnel safety

Crews taking part in Exercise DakotaFirefighters stage major incident in Lancashire

Fire engine hits Nottingham takeaway outlet

Two hurt as fire engine crashes into shop in Nottingham

Firefighters at the sceneThe cause of a fire which damaged an empty factory in Leicester yesterday

Scene at Pimlico Industrial EstateFirefighters tackle toxic cloud in Clitheroe

Firefighters battle to save elephant's life

Donegal farm fireOil fire at Donegal farm

Fire in Lenham on 28 October'Arsonist' makes threat to Kent police officer

Blaze on 8th floor of high flats

Plane wreckage being removedCork Airport to resume full service from Saturday

Fire crew after Brynglas tunnel fire Pic: South Wales Fire ServiceM4 reopens after car catches fire in Brynglas tunnels

A group of Good Samaritans helped rescue three children from the Bronz blaze. Three children narrowly escape raging Bronx blaze, two by jumping into quilt ...

Arshed and Asjid MahmoodBradford family fire deaths: brothers jailed

9th - 10th February 2011 Of Cork Plane Crash Victims

Fire engine crash

Job threats to Merseyside firefighters

The London Road fire station has been empty for two decades and the council claim it is an eyesore20 years on, inquiry will finally decide London Road fire station fate

The aftermath of the fire at Highley Rugby ClubFire devastates Highley Rugby Club HQ In Allentown Blast Checked Tuesday

12491379Man killed as blaze hits tower block

Wreckage of aircraftPresident's relative among six killed in Cork crash

12490843Glasgow Rescue hero

50 firefighters at Stafford flats fire50 firefighters at Stafford flats fire

editorial imageStornoway RNLI pick up Tornado wreckage

Fire on Upton Heath, PooleNew mountain bikes to combat Dorset heath fires

Four-alarm fire destroys Grand Prairie warehouse

Texas petroleum plant ablaze

12477902Family rescued from Sauchiehall Street fire

In pictures: Glasgow Restaurant fire

Essex Fire service row over letter leak

Firefighters at Shotton Lane Social ClubInvestigators unable to enter Shotton club fire scene

Fire crew at flooding incident in Powys (library)Paid volunteers may replace full-time Powys fire crews

Scene of the fireFive rescued after Glasgow restaurant fire

7th - 8th February 2011

A38 crash Devon overturned lorry causes A38 tailback

1987 King's Cross fire7/7 radio problems 'had been known about since 1987'

Chemical tanks explode at design factory in Maldon

The scene of the fatal crashMotorway shut by fatal crash

Aftermath of Whittlesey factory fireCrews still remain at factory fire site in Whittlesey

Murrayburn Green, Wester Hailes (Pic: Morag Kinniburgh)Couple leapt from burning flat in Edinburgh

Fire service converts chip pan van into command unit

A fire consumes the warehouse of Rio's Samba City districtFire hits Rio de Janeiro's carnival district in Brazil

5th - 6th February 2011

The regional fire control buildingJust five remain at £9.7m fire control centre

The scene of the fire in Maidstone Street, Bradford MoorWoman charged over blaze at her Bradford Moor home

IKEA fire Massive fire destroys IKEA store in Netanya

Firefighters at the sceneThatch roof concern in chimney fire at Avebury pub

Scene of fatal blaze in Liswerry, Newport Pregnant girl, 17, dies in Newport flat fire

AmbulanceTeenager left in car wreckage for 49 minutes after 999 call taker forgot to alert fire crews

3rd - 4th February 2011

Shotz bar in SouthamptonArson probe launched after Southampton pub fire

'Dramatic' rise of house fires in the UK

St Michael StreetDumfries homes evacuated as roof blows off flats

The Red Lion in Commercial Road, TottonWoman and man arrested over Totton pub fire

Fire crew with aerial platform at the scene on Friday morningShotton club blaze forces 100 from their homes

Shotton social club blaze forces 100 from their homes

Guernsey firefighters at Castle CornetFire drill held at Castle Cornet

Fire at Marine TowerTwo die in blaze at block of flats

Blaze at recycling plantBlaze at Ellesmere Port glass recycling plant

Firefighters damping down at the sceneMajor fire at Ellesmere Port docks is now under control

Two powerful explosions several hours apart killed 10 people in an industrial zone in the Turkish capital on Thursday, officials said. Explosion kills 10 in Ankara workshop

Fire at chemical factory puts residents on alert

Firefighters battling massive three-alarm apartment building fire

Blaze is seen at a building in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Feb. 3, 2011. Initial investigation shows the fire was caused by fireworks while people were celebrating the Lunar New Year. The fire is currently under control with no casualty reported yet. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng) (lj) Five-star hotel on fire in northeast China city

fireFirefighter injured as fire engine slides down icy Blairgowrie embankment

Overturned tanker spills kerosene near fisheryOverturned tanker spills kerosene near fishery

Sanday fire sceneMan admits fire incidents in Orkney island of Sanday

The scene at the chemical spill at NorthallertonNorthallerton chemical leak brought under control

1st - 2nd February 2011

Photo: DPAAnd Finally....Firemen called to rescue beer

Call to demolish Blackburn hotel hit by fire

Fire at Mukdahan's Indochina market

Snowmobiles to the rescueSnowmobiles to the rescue

Dogs love fire hydrants, especially hydrants that are not buried under snow. Norton, above, is owned by Capt. Paul Monton of the Ridgewood Fire Department, which urges residents to clear snow from hydrants after it snows.Ridgewood Fire Department asks for help with hydrants

Channel Tunnel gets water sprinklers after fire

Lorry feathersFeather 'storm' on A14 in Cambridgeshire

Lorry carrying duck feathers catches fireLorry carrying duck feathers catches fire

200 jobs may go at Cassidian in Newport defence

Damage at Copdock Country StoreSuffolk country shop struck by car and set alight

The barn fire at Langton MatraversDorset straw barn fire under investigation

Scene of crash on A15Rain 'washed salt off A15 crash road'



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