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Ringsfield/Ipswich/Leiston: Tree, rubbish and shed fires dealt with by firefighters

PUBLISHED: 08:58 06 April 2014 | UPDATED: 08:58 06 April 2014

Archant

Small fires broke out across the east of the county yesterday evening.

The first incident in Church Road, Ringsfield happened at around 5.45pm, when a shed caught fire.

Two fire crews attended due to cylinders becoming involved in the fire. A nearby caravan was damaged by heat from the blaze, but it was put out by 7.15pm.

In Kelly Road, Ipswich, a crew from Princes Street dealt with a rubbish fire at around 10.50pm, taking 20 minutes to put it out.

About 30 square metres of trees caught fire in Victory Road, Leiston at around 11.30pm. One fire crew from Leiston took an hour to extinguish the fire.

The company which runs Foxhall Stadium in Ipswich has been ordered to pay £118,000 after it admitted breaching four health and safety standards which jeopardised public safety.

Suffolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) has funded a new amnesty bin in Haverhill to support Operation Sceptre – the bin-a-blade initiative in the county.

It’s a football rivalry which pits Norfolk against Suffolk, county against county, city against town.

A man who was exposed in a sting by vigilante paedophile hunters has been given a community order.

Top Suffolk guitarist Robert Castellani will be joining touring artists Maneli Jamal and Jon Hart on their UK tour with a support slot at the John Peel Centre in Stowmarket.

The resumption of the search for Corrie McKeague at the Milton landfill site will begin next week, police have confirmed.

Halloween is fast approaching and there are a variety of events taking place across the county for everyone to enjoy.

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