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Two children among 35 dead in Chinese tour bus fire

At least 35 people including two children have died after a tour bus caught fire in central China, state media reported.

A further eleven passengers were hospitalised with injuries, four of whom are seriously hurt.

The bus had 55 people on board when it crashed into a guard rail and then set alight from an oil leak, Xinhua agency reported.

Police have detained the driver.


London industrial bakery blaze under control

Firefighters have brought the blaze at an industrial bakery in Tottenham under control.

The fire was brought under control early on Sunday morning.

London Fire Brigade said that there continued to be some smoke as they damped down the remains of the fire, and advised residents in the area to keep doors and windows shut.

Firefighters expected to battle blaze throughout night

A plume of smoke rises from the area. Credit: Francois Herisse/PA

Firefighters are expected to battle a blaze engulfing an industrial bakery throughout the night to prevent it spreading to neighbouring factory units.

Fuel sources, including a 2,000-litre diesel tank, have been isolated, the London Fire Brigade said, and firefighters are using jets to prevent the blaze spreading.

Images released on social media show smoke billowing out from the blaze in West Mews. Nobody has been injured.

Firefighters are expected to stay at the site overnight. Credit: London Ambulance HART/PA Wire

Crews were confronted with a large fire when they arrived and are now working hard to confine it to the bakery and stop it from spreading to any neighbouring factory units.

There is some fuel stored on site but crews have isolated the supply and it is not involved in the fire.

– Station Manager Charles Hanks

More than 70 firefighters tackle Tottenham bakery fire

More than 70 firefighters are battling a blaze at an industrial bakery in London. Credit: London Ambulance HART/PA Wire

More than 70 firefighters are battling a blaze at an industrial bakery in London which is still "100% alight", according to a spokeswoman for London Fire Brigade.

The front of the single-storey industrial unit in Tottenham has partially collapsed, but no-one is believed to be injured, she added.

Firefighters tackling the blaze are using jets to protect a 2,000-litre diesel tank and prevent the fire from spreading to neighbouring factory units.

People living near the bakery are being advised to keep windows closed "as a precaution" due to the smoke.


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