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Newmarket: Crews extinguish van fires

22:04 29 March 2014

Crews were called to the fire in Braintree this evening.

Crews were called to the fire in Braintree this evening.

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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.

Video: Tornado spotted in Suffolk

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Tornado spotted in Old Newton. Picture: Emma Cobbold

A mid-Suffolk resident has spoken of the “surreal” moment she spotted a tornado as she drove through the county this evening (Tuesday).

Victim of fatal road incident named

Police have named the man who died in a crash on the A12 at Wangford on Sunday.

Michael Murdon, from Woolpit

Police are appealing for help to find a missing man from Woolpit who may be in Felixstowe.

Television personality Cathy McGowan came to Ipswich in February 1967

Opening in 1967, Fanny was the first boutique to open in Ipswich, writes David Kindred,

A man has been charged after this crash on East Mersea Road between a bus and a low-loader lorry which was carrying a steam engine.

A man has been charged with six counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a crash involving a bus and a lorry.

Sebastian Beaumont-Hewitt and Tobey Bloomfield.

Beaver Scouts in Ipswich celebrate 30th anniversary in swine style.

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