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1st - 2nd December 2008

Toddler still fights for life after arson attack

Firefighters tackle fire at Tyseley factory

china11 schoolgirls in China die from carbon monoxide poisoning

Four rescued from Scarborough blaze - one man arrested

FireTV left on standby destroys North Wales home£1m for engines that aren't used

Man dies in blaze at Falkirk flat

Call for fire station plans delay

Fire crews tackle classroom blaze

wd3152691firefighters-ema.jpgStaffordshire seven are welcomed

HERO: Ashley Danby, 13, who has been nominated for an award after putting out a fire at Shirley Wood’s home. h6326a849Fire hero teen up for top award

Red cars least prone to crashes!

5th - 6th December

West Midlands Firefighter, 49, dies after call-out

Grand Pier pavilion on firePrincess visits fire-damaged pier

combined fire vehicle£1m fire engines are 'too heavy'

The fire at Three Bridge MillFire in Twyford

Lancashire's ‘doomed’ fire HQ given year reprieve

THE MAGIC NUMBERS: Eleven of the 23 new employees with the home fire risk service phone number.  Picture: Mark ScottFire risk team to target home safety
Picture: Mark Scott

INFERNO: Flames engulf Wellington Mill at the height of the blaze Picture: PETE SIMPSON   Fourth East Lancashire mill fire in past few weeks

Fire centre £20m over set budget

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue ServiceHundreds of tyres on fire at farm

BLAST AFTERMATH: Workmen at the sceneLeaking gas caused Wigan flats explosion

Fire cash cuts may 'put lives at risk'

Man injured in explosion on canal

Nintendo DSParents warned on fake consoles

Fire scene in daylightShop fire blamed on power fault

Body is found after storage fire

Charleston industrial estateCrews deal with 'explosion' blaze

Primary school in Bishop's Stortford destroyed by fire

Warehouse fire contained

Blaze at old depot was arson

Police probe blaze at former Peterhead textile factory

Car bomb devastates Peshawar market: 22 killed, 90 injured

7th - 8th December

Blaze at city launderetteBlaze at city launderette in Hull

Livestock rescued from Devon barn fire

Stranded climber rescued from ice

Man held after Essex fire engine crash

Horses killed in outbuilding fire Baby hurt after ambulance flips over on Leeds motorway

Fire crews tackle Leicester building blaze

Thirty firefighters tackle blaze

Woman rescued in Hull 14th floor blaze

Leeds flats evacuated after blaze strikes

Big Manchester mill blaze

Blaze drama at city church

Roads closed after chemical spill

Fire at schoolFire-hit school decision is due

Building damaged by the fireDogs used in fire investigation

9th - 10th December

Crews at Bradford derelict building blaze

Pride of HullEngine fire breaks out on ferry dead as F18 fighter jet crashes in US residential area

(FoNet archive)
Factory fire in Belgrade still raging

A mountain fire blazes houses near Simons Town, Cape Town (Archive pic)Deadly blazes rage in Cape Town

The fireFactory blaze led to rail delays

Police at the scene of the accidentPensioner killed in bus collision

City centre blaze was arsonCity centre blaze was arson

Crane topples in Leeds

Arson suspected after three fires

The bus in flames in Uttar PradeshIndia bus fire toll rises to 63

Liam Nelan and his daughter Aisleen with the hatFlashing Santa hat catches fire

LEYTON: Workshop fire blazes for four hours

Protests at fire authority meeting

Fire crews tackle the blazeArson suspected over railway blaze

11th - 12th December die in Bradford fireball crash

Scene of fireInquiry into fatal fire ongoing pictures: Dale Road Matlock fire

The building is propped up after the accidentPolice cleared of blame for crash

St Matthews Church on fire
Firefighters tackle church blaze

House fire in Midhurst Teenager rescued from house fire

Smoke from the fireHomes gutted by wood-burner fire

Scene of the fireRecycling plant fire breaks out

13th - 14th December

Scene of fireRecycling fire 'was suspicious'

The burnt out shell of the Waitrose storeSupermarket gutted in huge fire

Teenage girl dies in Lincolnshire house fire

Fire tears through laundry site

Fire crews tackle Lancashire pizza firm fire

Fire in Banstead Waitrose - taken by Bob JordanResidents home after  Waitrose fire
Pic: Bob Jordan

Lease on fire aircraft ends,0.jpgArsonist causes $1.5m in damage to Palin's church

.Clear up begins, 300 calls to fire control

Residents are moved out of the care homeResidents moved from flooded home

15th - 16th December

Picture by Caroline SalmonFirefighters tackle Dorking restuarant blaze
Picture by Caroline Salmon

Essex Fire and Rescue Service to spend £2m on refurbishment

Recovery services at the scene of the lorry crash on the  A1(M) at Sawtry. Picture: PAUL FRANKSTwo hurt in weekend crashes destroyed in garage fire
Picture courtesy of Paul J White

Fire at Stateside FoodsPizza maker fire 'one of largest'

This is a pic of Lynton House Hotel in Weston after the fireWeston hotel hit by fire

Fire Brigade warns of blaze risks this Christmas

Monsoon, Uttoxeter Road, Blythe BridgeTop restaurant damaged by suspicious fire

Four hour fire at Just Motors, Milford Haven

Blaze at Kidderminster church

Tom TilleardDeath crash boy, 15, was a thrill seeker says mum

The scene of the fatal accidentWakefield car fireball man dies

Fire at football clubFire breaks out in football club

Baby rescued from Dundee city flat fire

Safe as houses on fire service website game

Fire service unites youth

The remains of City Road Garage after fire destroyed the buildingArson teams search remains of City Road Garage

The crash in Leeds Road, Ilkley, yesterdayCar driver injured in Ilkley  collision

17th - 18th December petition given to Holyrood

The fire at a bar on Holloway RoadFire to delay rush hour motorists

Crews tackle large Runcorn factory fire crews warn of risks in carol

Fire engine
Fire services urged to save money

£2m boost to build three new West Yorks fire stations

Ashbourne News Telegraph - Vital Earth Fire twoFresh blaze rages at compost plant

Picture taken by Peter EmmettArson probe at Blackpool garage

The scene near Progress Way yesterdayFire crews rescue injured lorry driver
Secondary school burns down in Hajigabul

Arson investigation after blaze guts town centre bar

Sainsbury-Marsh-MillsHundreds evacuated from supermarket after toxic leak

Totnes firefighters go on worldwide web arson attack residents allowed home

The scene of the collision in Queen Street, YorkThree injured in accident near York Railway Station

FAST ACTION HERO: Connor tries his hand at operating a power hose with Green Watch crew manager Dave Smith at Stanks Fire Station.Connor Betteridge: Seacroft youngster honoured for bravery

Stuntman demonstrates chip pan fireU-turn over chip pan fire advice

Ten people rescued from East Sussex flat fire man dies after fire

The fire-damaged CavernNeighbours evacuated after Sunderland pub arson

Three hurt in head-on collision

19th - 20th December

Victoria Street fire [Pic: Mike Byrne]Probes under way into city fires
Pic Mike Byrne

In pictures: Fire services battle two 'major' blazes in capital

A genetically modified mouse plays with a cat at Tokyo University 13/12/2007Mice suspected in deadly cat fire

Flooding at a roundabout in Greenock (Pic by Michael Davis)Torrential rain causes flooding

Fears over island fire safety after chalets destroyed

Ford fire, Long MossElderly woman killed in Ford bungalow blaze named

An aerial view of the burning disused freezing works in the Auckland suburb of Penrose (Source: ONE News)Freezing works building in Penrose on fire....Off duty Fire-fighters sought to fight blaze

Travellers' site hit by blaze

Council leader praises Waitrose fire crews

Early-morning blaze burns downtown Beaufort building

Raging Blaze Engulf 400 Shops in Rawalpindi

South Yorkshire..Three die in night of chaos

Flames destroy apartments in DanvilleFlames destroy apartments in Danville

Fire-fighter, six others get burn injuries in oil tanker blaze

Fundraising firefighters at Eden Centre

Fire crews rescue horse from stream

BusCliffhanger: School buses dangle 20ft over motorway

Concern grows for Padiham bridge jumper

21st - 22nd December

Two people die in bungalow fire

Home - Cottage fireCottage gutted by fire just before Christmas

Elgar Technology CollegeArson theory over fire at Worcester college

999 operator helps mum and baby escape house blaze

Dozens evacuated in village fire

Fire damageWitness plea after city flat fire

Thatched cottage damaged by fireFire in row of thatched cottages

Fire shift change in South Yorkshire sparks protest

Out at last: Steffie is hoisted out of the 10-ft hole by a crane 3-hour operation to rescue horse

23rd - 24th December

investigators-get-clue-in-denver-crash Investigators get clue in Denver crashInvestigators get clue in Denver crash

Pub damaged in Derby fire bomb attack

Investigation into townhouse fire

Caravan park fire is investigated after woman dies in flats fire

Arson attack on the Thame Road, AylesburyPolice investigating arson with intent to ...$plit/C_67_article_2041819_body_articleblock_0_bodyimage.jpg?23%2F12%2F2008%2011%3A33%3A01%3A087Crash driver cut free and airlifted to hospital

New interim fire chief for Cornwall is named

 Major fire at Ryton scrapyard

Shopping centre evacuated in fire

George Hotel 1208_5952_002Video and Slide show images of Fire destroys historic Hatherleigh coaching inn

Man arrested for stealing firetruckMan steals fire engine to go home for holidays scrapyard goes up in flames

 Major fire engulfs businesses near Ryton

Hoax call recording released by police

Firefighters tackle gas explosion blaze in OldhamMan survives gas explosion at house

Trapped 1 JS23Binman in hand trap drama

25th - 26th December

Garage blaze in Keighley being treat as arson

RTÉ.ie News: Kilkenny Fire at farmhouse Investigation into fatal Kilkenny fire

BLAZE: Emergency services at the scene of the city centre fire in Green Hill, London Road. Picture: Nick Toogood. 52108201Man is hurt in flat fire

Mrs HoYouths remanded over Harrogate fire death

Firefighter clocks up 38 years in Sussex

Hollington Methodist ChurchNativity theory after church fire

Pub fire photoFire crews spend hours tackling blaze in former Carlisle pub

Firefighters in action on Boxing DayGeddington Squirt: Fire teams battle it out for glory

27th - 28th December

Gallery image 5 Cleveland Fire Brigade make an extra special trip

Tyre fireTyre fire in  Northamptonshire could carry on for days

Guard of honour for firefighter Brian Dean

Scene of fire in Woodstock Road, BarnsleyMan and woman critical after Barnsley fire

Philadelphia house fire kills 4 adults, 3 kids  AP Image

Firefighter Adam Poulter with the new machines.Fire engines going green

Green GoddessHomes 'left defenceless' by axing of back-up firefighting services

The blaze on Acton Lane in HarlesdenFire At West London Power Station

Fire crews called to Somerset CollegeBlaze through the night in shops centre

Fire crews tackle blaze in London flats

Fire engine in motorway crash

scene of the Bolton blazeWoman dies in Bolton blaze

Charleston firefighters still seeking counselingCharleston firefighters still seeking counselling

The block of flats in Ashton-under-LyneMan killed jumping from flat fire

29th - 30th December

The blaze in Victoria Road SouthInvestigation checks out unexplained flats fire

ChimneyChimney clean plea after 10 fires

Image related to story, see caption or article text14 rescued in major blaze at flats

Pic by: George Munro

Crews tackle 24 car fires in city

 Thatched home destroyed by fire

Fire crews praised for rescue efforts

Fire control roomReady fire control centres unused

Bungalow fireElderly man dies in bungalow fire
Pic: Essex Fire Service

Man dies after genitials 'set on fire by wife'

The first floor flat on Mersey Way, Grimsby.Man suffers serious burns in flat blaze

Welcome to CC100 Hertfordshire fires sniffed out

Scene of the crash on Grattons DriveVIDEO UPDATE: Baby injured in smash

Picture by Russ WardProbe as paramedic car crashes in Shadsworth
Picture by Russ Ward

31st December 2008

Person rescued from bungalow fire

MapNightclub fire kills 53 in Bangkok

54 die in nightclub fire in Bangkok

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