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Palgrave: Firefighters from six stations tackle field fire

PUBLISHED: 15:21 07 August 2014 | UPDATED: 15:25 07 August 2014

Fire crews tackled a blaze in Palgrave, near Diss

Fire crews tackled a blaze in Palgrave, near Diss

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Fire crews from six stations across two counties battling a blaze involving 16 acres of field near Diss.

The fire broke out just after 1pm today off Millway Lane, Palgrave.

Firefighters from Eye and Diss arrived at the scene to find flames had spread across two adjacent fields.

Further crews attended from Thetford, Elmswell, Ixworth and Debenham.

Although the fire was under control by 2.30pm, crews remained on scene to the area for hotspots.

Screen Suffolk bosses have said they are encouraged by the amount of interest shown in youngsters for a career in TV and film.

The man arrested by police over a suspected murder in Bury St Edmunds on Thursday has been charged this evening.

Suffolk police have this evening confirmed that a man involved in a serious crash on the A11 at Barton Mills has died.

Claydon High School has been recognised for its sporting prowess by achieving the School Games Mark silver award.

Two junctions on the A12 near Kelvedon in Essex will be closed for three nights this week as bridge repair works continue.

Firefighters have been called to tackle a pile of wood and barn alight at a farm in Harleston this evening.

One of the biggest dates in Felixstowe’s summer calendar of events got off to a sun drenched start on the seaside this afternoon.

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