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Bury St Edmunds: Firefighters tackle blaze involving two sheds in town street

PUBLISHED: 06:35 28 April 2014 | UPDATED: 08:14 28 April 2014

Archant

Firefighters were sent to a blaze involving two sheds in Bury St Edmunds in the early hours of this morning.

One crew from Bury was sent to the incident in Cullum Road at about 1.05am.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze was about 300 metres from the road and two more crews from the town were sent to the incident to assist with extinguishing the blaze.

It was brought under control at about 2.25am.

Meanwhile, a fire crew from Halesworth was sent to a car fire in Halesworth Road, Blythburgh, at 11.40pm yesterday. The blaze was brought under control just after midnight.

Witham MP Priti Patel faced questions over the prospect of a possible Cabinet return this morning in her first televised interview since quitting over her secret meetings with senior Israeli figures last year.

This is the last week that market traders will operate from Ipswich’s Cornhill for at least a year as work to rebuild the town centre is due to start.

Drivers are being warned they could face delays as roadworks begin at one of Ipswich’s busiest junctions this morning.

The government has still not agreed a deal to end its £50m commitment for the regional fire control “white elephant” in Cambridgeshire – nearly two years after negotiations started.

A police helicopter was involved in a search which continues this morning for a motorist involved in a single-vehicle crash in Suffolk last night.

James Blunt and Plan B have joined this year’s Newmarket Nights line-up.

Police are at the scene of a crash on the A1071 near Hintlesham this evening. Updates here.

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