Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 3°C

Search

Newmarket: Crews extinguish van fires

PUBLISHED: 22:04 29 March 2014 | UPDATED: 22:07 29 March 2014

Crews were called to the fire in Braintree this evening.

Crews were called to the fire in Braintree this evening.

Archant

Two fire crews have extinguished two Transit Vans that were on alight in Newmarket.

The crews arrived at the scene in Laureate Paddocks at 6.39pm, and two firefighters, using breathing apparatus used a water fog to extinguish the fire, which is believed to be suspicious.

The fire service contacted the police, and the incident was brought under control by 7.14pm.

The crews were back at the station by 7.51pm.

Six mile tailbacks have been reported on the A14 after a crash involving a car and lorry.

Campaigners last night called for more action to “urgently reverse these alarming trends”, but praised victims for showing bravery to convict perpetrators.

A drunk customer who returned to a Suffolk pub brandishing a chainsaw after he was asked to leave by door staff has walked free from court after a judge decided not to send him straight to prison.

Seemingly never-ending roadworks which have snarled up Stowmarket for more than half a year are set to labour on for at least another two months.

Drivers in Ipswich needing to top-up with fuel this morning will struggle to find a litre of petrol for less than 114.7p.

Pictures from the 1990s show students getting to grips with Kendo at Suffolk College.

More checks have been carried out in Ipswich by police investigating the murder of a man earlier this year.

Most read

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