Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 3°C

Search

Lowestoft: Fire crews battle flames in flat

06:57 13 January 2014

Three fire engines were called to reports of a small kitchen fire at a property in Esplanade, Lowestoft, at around 9.10pm.

Three fire engines were called to reports of a small kitchen fire at a property in Esplanade, Lowestoft, at around 9.10pm.

Archant

Firefighters tackled a blaze which broke out in a flat in Suffolk last night.

Three fire engines were called to reports of a small kitchen fire at a property in Esplanade, Lowestoft, at around 9.10pm.

Crews arrived on scene to find several people were still inside the flat, a Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said.

The blaze was extinguished by and under control by 9.30pm.

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation, the spokesman added.

It is not known how many people were inside the flat or how the fire started.

Police were initially called but were told by firefighters they were not needed before they had arrived on the scene, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

It is understood there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident.

0 comments

Students gained exclusive insights into the growing creative media industry at an event at the University of Suffolk.

A consultation exercise over possible huge rent rises for beach hut owners at Felixstowe has generated more than 700 responses.

Sixteen students from Framlingham College undertook their spiritual ‘rite of passage’ and were Confirmed by the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, the Rt Rev Martin Seeley.

The death of a well known Stowmarket couple has left a community in shock, as police are understood to be investigating the incident as a potential murder and suicide.

Churchgoers are devastated by the theft of a memorial donated to a Suffolk village by two war heroes in memory of a British martyr.

Liberal Democrat peers will attempt to force the government to set out its strategy on local funding and economic growth post-Brexit.

The search is on to find the UK’s best up-and-coming stylist as ‘Create the Look’ returns for 2017.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24