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Barham: Crews called to garage fire

PUBLISHED: 20:31 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:31 25 February 2013

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FIRE crews were called to garage fire in Barham this afternoon.

Crews from Needham Market and Princes Street were called to the blaze in Lower Crescent, Barham at 3.12pm.

Emergency services received multiple calls about the fire, with callers stating the fire was visible from a distance away, causing a second appliance to be sent from Princes Street.

Crews arrived and found a six-by-eight metre garage alight.

Crews used hoses and breathing apparatus to fight the fire and stop it from spreading.

The fire was extinguished by 4.59pm, with crews continuing to dampen down the area for a while.

All crews were back at base by 5.49pm.

Police are searching for a 52-year-old man from Leavenheath who has been reported missing.

Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with an incident that caused armed officers to swoop on Ipswich town centre tonight.

Highways bosses have announced they will be carrying out a series of improvements to the road network across Suffolk and north Essex this week.

Kebab fans will be excited to hear a new fast food outlet that prides itself on making top quality versions of the takeaway staple is opening in Ipswich soon.

Drivers in Woodbridge have faced long delays this afternoon after a major route through the town became flooded.

Firefighters were sent to tackle a blaze that broke out in a flat in Ipswich this afternoon.

Colchester MP Will Quince has described a knife attack in the town that left a teenager seriously hurt as “deeply alarming”.

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