Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 13°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ampton: Three fire crews tackle chimney blaze

07:33 03 December 2012

Archant

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a chimney blaze at a house in Ampton.

The incident at a house in The Street was reported at 11pm last night and a crew from Bury St Edmunds Fire Station was sent out.

The crew arrived a few minutes later and quickly called for support after finding that the flames had spread from the chimney to other parts of the house.

A spokesman said: “Two further appliances from Bury were mobilised. At 11.20pm the crews stated they were continuing to fight the fire using two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.

“At 11.36pm the crews believed the fire to be extinguished but continued to work to ensure no further fire spread.”

The crews had returned to their base by 1.11am.

0 comments

The St Elizabeth Hospice 'Bubble Rush' in Christchurch Park in Ipsiwch.

Hundreds of foamy fundraisers took on a sudsy obstacle course in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park yesterday.

Not-so-thin Lizzy who has been reunited with his owner

An overweight monitor lizard who escaped from his home in Kelsale has been reunited with his owner last week.

Stock police image

One person ended up trapped in their car after a crash on the A12 at around 3pm today (August 28).

Carnival time: The Sudbury Carnival parade ready for the procession from the Station Car Park on Sunday.
The Sudbury Ephemera Archive

Three years since the Sudbury Carnival was brought back from the dead, the town today (August 28) celebrated its biggest event after moving the festivities to Belle Vue Park.

The vintage tractor run arrives at the Vintage and Modern Tractor Fair held at Suffolk Food Hall.

Landy lovers and tractor nuts descended on one of Suffolk’s 
top farm shop venues for a celebration of agricultural vehicles this weekend.

Carnival time: The Lavenham Carnival parade leaves the Market Place on Sunday.
A wave from the Slimming World float

Hundreds of people turned out for the annual Lavenham Carnival procession today (August 28).

Dr Dan Poulter, Suffolk MP

A Suffolk MP has called for the introduction of a new tax to fund the NHS and social care system.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24