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Suffolk: Crews called to three separate chimney fires

PUBLISHED: 18:35 12 December 2012 | UPDATED: 22:54 12 December 2012

Archant

FIRE crews have been dealing with a spate of chimney fires this evening.

Suffolk fire service was called to the first fire in Daking Avenue, Boxford at 4.59pm.

A fire engine from Hadleigh attended the incident but the chimney fire was out by the time they arrived so crews gave the resident advice.

The were back at their home station by 5.43pm.

The second incident took place in Mill Road, Honington at 5.03pm.

A fire engine from Ixworth attended the scene and crews brought the fire under control by 5.52pm by using chimney rods.

The third incident happened in Melton Road, Melton at 5.34pm.

A fire engine from Woodbridge was called to the scene and arrived at 5.45pm.

The incident was brought under control by 6pm.

Crews were later called to Reydon, near Southwold, and dealt with a chimney that was “well alight” upon arrival.

The fire crew arrived in Windsor Road at about 8.43pm and the blaze was under control by 10pm.

Emergency services were called to an incident in Stoke-by-Nayland where a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

A hugely popular Suffolk band competition which champions new musical talent will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.

A celebrity hairdresser visited West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds to give a masterclass to students and answer questions on the industry.

Firefighters tackled a two-car blaze in Haverhill after a suspect was seen setting one alight by a member of the public.

Two high-end cycles – worth £10,000 in total – were stolen after burglars broke into a garage in Elmsett, near Hadleigh.

Staff and students at Colchester Academy are celebrating their success after the school received its first ever ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection.

A toddler has been rushed to hospital with a fractured skull after a serious crash in Barningham this morning.

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