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

08:58 06 April 2014

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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.

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