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Dorchester hotel fire believed to have started in extraction system

01 September 2021 by

London Fire Brigade investigators have said they believe a fire that broke out at the Dorchester hotel in London’s Mayfair yesterday started due to hot particles from a circular saw entering the extraction system, which ignited debris in the ducting.

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Laundry fire at Llandrindod Wells Metropole hotel accidental

19 April 2021 by

A fire that broke out in the laundry of Llandrindod Wells’ Metropole hotel last week has been ruled accidental and the fire service has praised the property’s effective fire safety measures, which it said prevented the spread of the fire.

Penally Abbey unlikely to open this summer after fire causes significant damage News

Penally Abbey unlikely to open this summer after fire causes significant damage

09 June 2020 by

A fire has caused “a significant amount of damage” to Penally Abbey hotel in Pembrokeshire, leaving[...]

Appeal after Cheshire's Yu restaurant targeted in early morning arson attack News

Appeal after Cheshire's Yu restaurant targeted in early morning arson attack

13 May 2020 by

Arsonists broke into a Cheshire restaurant, poured petrol around the bar area and set it alight[...]

'Tragedy' as remainder of Eastbourne's fire-hit Grade II*-listed Claremont hotel demolished News

'Tragedy' as remainder of Eastbourne's fire-hit Grade II*-listed Claremont hotel demolished

14 February 2020 by

The owners of the Grade II*-listed Claremont hotel in Eastbourne have described its demolition following a[...]

Large section of fire-ravaged Claremont hotel façade collapses hours after green light given for demolition works News

Large section of fire-ravaged Claremont hotel façade collapses hours after green light given for demolition works

11 February 2020 by

A large section of the façade of the fire-ravaged Claremont hotel in Eastbourne, East Sussex, collapsed[...]

Piccolino Italian restaurant in Alderley Edge reopens following fire News

Piccolino Italian restaurant in Alderley Edge reopens following fire

10 January 2020

Piccolino Italian restaurant in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, will reopen today following a fire that broke out on the roof area on Thursday 2 January.

Man and woman rescued from King's Cross hotel after fire breaks out News

Man and woman rescued from King's Cross hotel after fire breaks out

31 December 2019

A man and woman were recused from a hotel in London’s King’s Cross after a fire broke out in a basement laundry room.

Around 160 guests and staff rescued from blazing Travelodge hotel in Brentford News

Around 160 guests and staff rescued from blazing Travelodge hotel in Brentford

04 December 2019 by

Around 160 guests and staff were evacuated from a Travelodge hotel in Brentford, west London, when[...]

Part of Eastbourne's Claremont hotel collapses following fire News

Part of Eastbourne's Claremont hotel collapses following fire

28 November 2019 by

Part of the 72-bedroom Claremont hotel in Eastbourne, which was ravaged by fire six days ago,[...]

Fears for stability of Eastbourne’s Claremont Hotel after fire guts Victorian building News

Fears for stability of Eastbourne’s Claremont Hotel after fire guts Victorian building

25 November 2019 by

There are fears for the stability of Eastbourne’s Claremont Hotel after a fire ravaged the Grade[...]

'Serious' fire rips through Eastbourne's Claremont hotel News

'Serious' fire rips through Eastbourne's Claremont hotel

22 November 2019 by

The Claremont hotel in Eastbourne, Sussex has been evacuated after a serious fire engulfed the property.

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Safety warning after unattended pan ignited Chinatown restaurant blaze

30 September 2019

Safety warnings have been issued after a fire at a Chinatown restaurant was found to have been caused by an unattended pan

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Two led to safety in Chinatown restaurant fire

23 September 2019

Two people were evacuated by firefighters at the weekend after a restaurant in London’s Soho caught alight

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