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Chelmsford: Crews quickly put out roof fire at pre-school

PUBLISHED: 07:55 25 July 2014 | UPDATED: 07:56 25 July 2014

Firefighters attended a roof fire at a pre-school

Firefighters attended a roof fire at a pre-school

Archant

A fire in the roof of a pre-school was extinguished in Chelmer Village, Chelmsford.

Crews were called to Chelmer Village Way just after 6.40am.

Two main jets and one hose reel jet were used to get the fire under control by around 7.20am.

One of the biggest dates in Felixstowe’s summer calendar of events got off to a sun drenched start on the seaside this afternoon.

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious collision on the A11 at Barton Mills.

It’s the start of the school summer holidays, six weeks that are a time of both joy and pain for parents across the nation, Sheena Grant writes.

A baby born with a rare disease that causes such severe muscle weakness that even breathing, eating and swallowing become difficult for her has received support from a Suffolk charity.

Families in Ipswich needn’t have ventured far to hit the beach as a sandy retreat began its summer-long stint in Christchurch Park.

Thousands of people have headed to Jimmy’s Farm in Wherstead today for the first day of one of the biggest events on its calendar: Jimmy’s Festival.

A man accused of brandishing a fake gun in Ipswich has been detained to appear at crown court next month.

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