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Mother and her daughter are pulled to safety as firefighters try to contain the fire
All 39 people who were stranded on a theme park ride in Surrey for three hours were rescued on Sunday evening after an emergency operation.
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner has made an impassioned plea for unity after a fire in an Islamic boarding school in south-east London three days after a fire at a community centre in Muswell Hill, north London.
Right-wing group denies involvement as police investigate potential connection to Woolwich attack
More than a hundred firefighters have been trying to save a collection of artefacts from a blazing museum.
Police said the helicopter hit the crane on top of the building, in the St George Wharf development in Vauxhall, at 8am yesterday
The London Fire Brigade is considering allowing people to use Twitter and Facebook to report emergencies, it has been announced.
Two people were injured when an attempt to create a home-made lava lamp caused an explosion and fire.
Fire engulfed a high-rise apartment building under renovation in China's business centre of Shanghai yesterday, killing 42 people and sending residents scrambling down scaffolding to escape, city authorities said.
Firefighters back down on strike but 'autumn of discontent' continues
Outlook You may not have heard of AssetCo, a small, but growing British company that specialises in fighting fires. That may quickly change if you have the misfortune to find yourself among the thousands of Londoners who get into a spot of bother on Bonfire Night. Not only does AssetCo provide equipment to the London fire brigade, it also supplies firefighters in the event that the regular ones are unable to perform their duties, perhaps because of a major catastrophe, perhaps because of something else... such as a strike.
Critics say people could die because of the cuts
A young brother and sister who died in a house fire were named by police today.
Two thousand visitors and staff were evacuated from the Science Museum in London after a "chemical incident" yesterday. Three people were taken to hospital following what was believed to be a spillage in the basement.
A couple have expressed their feelings of guilt for the fire that ripped through their flat, killing two firemen.