Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 16°C


Fire crews tackle ‘suspicious’ lorry fire in Barningham in west Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 22:44 12 October 2017 | UPDATED: 22:44 12 October 2017

Fire crews have tackled a lorry fire in Barningham tonight (stock image). Picture: PHIL MORELY

Fire crews have tackled a lorry fire in Barningham tonight (stock image). Picture: PHIL MORELY


Firefighters have tackled a ‘suspicious’ lorry fire in Barningham this evening.

Emergency services were called at around 8pm today, Thursday, October 12, to reports of the blaze in Sandy Lane.

Crews from Thetford, Bury St Edmunds and Elmswell were sent to the scene to fight the fire.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “On arrival crews found a small lorry parked next to a tree well alight and used two hose reel jets to tackle the fire.

“Police have been contacted as well due to the suspicious nature of the fire.”

Firefighters called a stop at 8.53pm but remained at the scene until 9.38pm

Two men will appear in court next week charged with arson following a huge blaze at Cycle King in Bury St Edmunds last year.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a large number of sheep were stolen from a field in Lindsey near Hadleigh.

Two masked men broke into a Clacton woman’s home last week and assaulted her before making off with a four-figure sum of cash and a designer watch.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in St John’s Walk in Colchester.

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision between a pedestrian and a car near the Mulberry Tree pub in Ipswich.

One was one of England’s finest painters, while the other is one of the nation’s most revered and popular broadcasters.

A petition has been launched to prevent a Suffolk open prison from housing sex offenders amid uproar from the community.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24