tower block

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tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments


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The jury heard Brown set light to a block of flats in Norton, North Yorkshire, after he was refused entry to a party in one of the flats last September.
Smoke was seen issuing from the block of flats during the exercise but people living nearby were sent letters telling them about the exercise so they did not panic and ring 999.
Meanwhile, residents escaped unhurt when firefighters tackled a blaze at a 16-storey block of flats in the Seaton area of Aberdeen on Monday night.
08am today, police were informed of an assault in Sherborne Street, north London, outside McIndoe Court - a block of flats.
Anything linked to safety in the case of a fire in a block of flats is a matter of concern, especially where pensioners are involved.
Mr Cartwright said: "We feel that demolishing such an important local amenity to make way for an overly dense block of flats is utterly ludicrous.
A YOUNG mother buried in the rubble of a collapsed block of flats for a week was found alive yesterday.
Firefighters and paramedics battled to rescue residents as flames ripped through a block of flats in Staffordshire.
AS a past pupil of Hawthorn Junior School I am concerned and saddened about the very real possibility of the school being demolished to build a block of flats.
Summary: A man has died and 20 people have been evacuated from their homes after an explosion at a block of flats.
DETECTIVES have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the body of a 54-yearold man was found at a block of flats in Coventry.
The crane was working on a new block of flats at Tabley Street, near Liverpool's waterfront.
FIREFIGHTERS from Liverpool were part of a team which spent hours searching a block of flats after a gas explosion.
A MOCK explosion will be staged in a block of flats this Saturday to test firefighters' skills.
THE father of a firefighter who died tackling a blaze in a high-rise block of flats yesterday criticised the fire service after an inquest into his death.