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December 2010

27th - 28th December 2010

Emergency services at the scene of the house fire in Crosshaven, Co Cork, in which Kathleen Murphy (72) died. Gardaí believe burning ashes or embers may have fallen out of the fireplace and set the surrounding area alight. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ProvisionHouse fires claim lives of two people in Cork and Galway
The First Transpennine train derailed after hitting ice in the Summit TunnelPassengers escape injury after train derails in tunnel

Simulated ice rescueFrozen Bassenthwaite Lake hosts rescue exercise

Dog trapped in pipe for eight hours in Buckinghamshire

Fighting the fire: Firefighters battle a blaze Monday at Adams Plating Company.Fire destroys Adams Plating Co., injures 1 in Lansing Township

 Pet rescues cost West Yorkshire fire service £30,000

25th - 26th December 2010

Woman and son rescued from candle fire in Plymouth flat

Worthing couple escape from fire caused by dishwasher

A living room on fireOxfordshire Fire and Rescue show Christmas fire hazards

23rd - 24th December 2010

Norwich coach crashPassengers injured in Norfolk coach crash

The house at Gomersal where four people escaped a blazeFamily of four flees Gomersal house blaze

Fewer fire crews to answer automatic alarms in Coventry

Gas explosion and fire at Chapel Lane, Wrentham.
Photo: Andy DarnellMassive explosion rocks north Suffolk village
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Hollis Road, StokeCoventry chip pan fire tragedy: Mum recalls blaze that killed partner and son

West Midlands fire control centreCall for inquiry into fire control plan

Fire Fighters attend the scene of the explosion.Explosion at Verwood Industrial Estate

Fire crews/Pic: Strathclyde Fire and Rescue ServiceFreezing water hampers fire crews in South Ayrshire

editorial imageRacing yard blaze

Frozen pipeNorth Yorkshire fire crews in record burst pipe calls

Scene of the crash on the A9Man killed in three-lorry crash on A9 north of Dunkeld

FireTwo firefighters die and 17 injured as building collapses during Chicago ...

Two Chicago firefighters die

21st - 22nd December 2010

editorial imageYoungsters risking their lives walking on frozen water

The horse rescueDorset firefighters rescue shire horse from ditch

editorial imageFire at Ashwicken home

A90 lorry crash 20/12/10Lorry driver's lucky escape on A90 near Brechin

Fire engines attending fire at the O2Reports of a fire at the O2 arena

Fire Service MuseumFire museum sets sights on old station

Fire engines outside Blenheim PalaceBlenheim Palace roof damaged in fire

Scene of Parkside flats fireThree rescued from Sheffield tower block fire

Frozen stiff: But rescuers discovered the boatman in distress was in fact a bird scarer deterring cormorants from stealing trout Helicopter scrambled to save fisherman trapped in the ice... who turned out to ...

19th - 20th December 2010

The tanker fireTanker fire road reopens in Cardiff

Two elderly women made homeless by Essex bungalow blast

Horse being pulled to safetyHorse rescued from swimming pool in West Sussex

Empty Taunton fire control centre Fire control centre scrapping welcomed in Cornwall

Man dies in fall through lake ice

Dorah Mokoena, 16 (left) with her brother Sizwe Hlope, 10Burn girl helps Christmas candle fire safety campaign

Deadly blast on oil pipeline in Mexico's Puebla state

The gutted hotel in in Tuguegarao. Photo: 19 December 2010 Philippines hotel fire kills 15 people

17th - 18th December 2010

Fire crews at Lime Kiln Leisure Centre Wiltshire fire crews deal with blaze at leisure centre

Torquay fire, photographed by Liberty FeistFire rips through disused Torquay

The Packam Foods factory in Haycliffe Lane, WibseyRoof caves in after fire at Parkam Foods, Haycliffe Lane

Man and police officer rescued from Bristol harbour

House fire closes main Derby road

editorial imageWerrington blaze firefighters escaped with minutes to spare

The roof has been badly damagedMajor fire at Coventry car repair unit

15th - 16th December 2010

Robert HulattNo verdict reached in Luton fireman crash death trial

Avon Fire and Rescue budget cut 'unfair'

Penhallow Hotel fireTwo in court over Penhallow Hotel fire

Flames from the fire at the industrial estate.Fife industrial estate blaze brought under control

Fire cuts may see Nottinghamshire stations close

Pc Ian BroadhurstSecond Leeds police memorial vandalised

13th - 14th December 2010

Fire at Potter & Moore in PeterboroughSmoke cloud warning over factory fire in Peterborough

Firefighters at Homeleigh garden centreFire breaks out at garden centre in Cornwall

Fire at Maesteg. Pic: Steve MaddernCrews fight 'large' Maesteg town centre fire

Robert HulattFireman denies causing driving death while on 999 call

Scene of house explosion in LeedsLeeds house examined after 'gas' explosion

Damaged retail parkArson probe into Eastbourne retail park fire

Firefighters at the thatched roof fireUp to 30 firefighters tackle Overton thatched roof fire

Nathan Outlaw with fire service "menu"Cornish chef backs fire service Christmas menu warning

11th - 12th December 2010

Man dies after lake fall at Lurgan Park

Tesco in Walkden after the explosionEight injured in Greater Manchester Tesco explosion

SUV Crashes Into Fire Truck After Car Fell On Man

Women to be fire fighters in Goa

Bus fire Gallery - News - Norwich Advertiser

Scene of the blazeCall for probe into fatal blaze at flats block in Pollard Close, Holloway

Dean SandersHumberside firefighters march in Hull over planned cuts

Firefighters at the sceneSouthampton flats evacuated following blaze

The scene of Friday's blaze Son's bid to save dad in Leeds blaze

editorial imageFire breaks out at historic Lynn hotel

9th - 10th December 2010

Fire crews tackle the blaze in GarboldishamNorfolk: 11 fire crews tackle thatch fire

Hampshire's Small Fire's UnitNew Vehicle Takes Pressure Off Fire Service

FirefightersFirefighters tackle Bideford cyanide gas leak

Castlerankine FarmFears grow for missing siblings after Denny farm blaze

Crews damp down after fire in Norfolk cottages evacuated in fire drama

Fire rages in 12 pump thatched roof of Garboldisham cottages

The thatched cottages caught fire  (Pic: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service)Firefighters tackle blaze at thatched cottages in Essex

7th - 8th December 2010

Merlin the dog being rescued by fire fightersMerlin the dog saved by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service ...

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze which broke out in the former pub building in Market Street, KeighleyBoss's vow after salon hit by blaze

In pictures: Chile prison fire

Partially submerged crane in riverCrane falls into Cambridgeshire drain killing driver

argyle stFirefighters tackle basement blaze - Strathclyde Fire & Rescue ...

Merthyr homes evacuated after gas cylinder blast

Norfolk Fire and Rescue's new boat on the water in ThorpeNew inland rescue boat launched by Norfolk Fire Service

Emergency services outside the main line station at King's Cross on 7 July 20057th July inquest: Safety rules 'delayed firefighters'

5th - 6th December 2010

Fire crews at Normanby's Premier store Fire crews clear snow from top of Normanby store

Eight people in flat fire rescue in Buckinghamshire

Dicon smoke alarmBleeping alarms spark Dorset fire service calls

Lead firefighter  Nick JordanFireman speaks of transplant organ rescue from plane crash

3rd - 4th December 2010

Carmel fire - Tal Cohen - 3.12.2010World's largest fire fighting plane to join bid to halt Carmel inferno

editorial imageFormer Preston mill gutted by fire

Nottingham fatal fire 'caused by explosion'

Fire at former mill in Kent Street, PrestonPreston teaching centre destroyed by former mill fire

Holiday Inn incidentFilton hotel evacuated after pool chemical spill

Fire in Dorking High StreetElectrical fire shuts Dorking High Street

East Meadow Fire Department responds to Levittown blaze

Fire damaged bungalowBoston bungalow fire 'not suspicious'

Firecrew in Westfield car parkFire forces Derby Westfield shopping centre alert

Chemical spill sparks Flintshire factory evacuation

Foreign crews help Israel battle massive forest fire

In pictures: Deadly fire in Israel

Investigation into Chester business centre fire

1st - 2nd December 2010

11 Firefighters From Same Station in Pittsburgh Develop Cancer

Pipes are seen at the Bacton Gas Terminal Shell to be prosecuted over Bacton gas terminal fire

The three frightened youngsters wait to be rescuedFirefighters rescue three teenagers stuck on frozen lake in Leicestershire

Ambulance in ditchAmbulance skids on icy Lincolnshire road into ditch

  The fire-damaged former brewery siteBlaze at derelict former brewery in Leicester 'was caused by homeless'

The cherry picker tipped over outside houseTwo tree surgeons hurt as cherry picker falls over

29th - 30th November 2010

Lonsdale Cinema fireFire damages former Lonsdale Cinema in Carlisle

70 South Yorkshire fire jobs to be axed

Smoke from fire in BuryHomes without power after blaze at Bury sub-station

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