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Great Blakenham: Fire crews extinguish blaze at landfill site

06:45 06 May 2014

Fire in Great Blakenham site

Fire in Great Blakenham site

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Fire crews from Ipswich have extinguished a blaze at a landfill site overnight.

Two fire engines from Princes Street were sent to Masons Landfill Site on the Bramford Road in Great Blakenham around 12.41am where they found smoke issuing from a single storey gas-powered generator building.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus, one hosereel, one covering jet and two dry powder extinguishers as they tackled the flames and returned to base by 2.21am.

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A car fire which shut the A12 this morning. Image: David Johnson

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Murrayfield Primary School

Children from poor or troubled families have “no excuses” for failing at school, an Ipswich headteacher has said.

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