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Haverhill: Crews attend fire in factory

PUBLISHED: 22:14 01 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:14 01 February 2013

Archant

FIRE crews have been busy in Suffolk this evening responding to emergencies.

Two appliances were alerted to reports of a fire inside a factory on Homefield Road, Haverhill, at about 8.20pm.

The fire was located in the canteen and crews used two breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish it.

A crew from Lowestoft attended a fire in Mountbatten Road in the town.

The appliance arrived to find a motorcyle on fire inside a shed which was also on fire.

Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire and returned to their station by 9.25pm.

One person was rescued from a fire in a house in Braeburn Close near Woodbridge Road on the eastern side of Ipswich late on Sunday night.

Suffolk is set to launch a new campaign to try to find more foster-carers for children who need to be moved away from their own families.

Long, long ago (well, Saturday) in a galaxy far, far away (okay, Bury St Edmunds) stormtroopers from the planet Coruscant invaded the centre of a peaceful civilisation.

MP Therese Coffey has refused to apologise after questioning why police kept Orwell Bridge closed for eight hours following a fatal accident.

Eight fans were arrested by police after trouble broke out among a small group of football supporters at the end of the East Anglian derby at Portman Road in Ipswich.

A new Chief Fire Officer is being recruited to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) – on a £140,000 per year salary.

A 21-year-old man was treated for stab wounds after being robbed in Colchester’s Greenstead Estate on Saturday evening.

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