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Charity provides emergency support following serious Suffolk flat fire

PUBLISHED: 07:34 13 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:17 13 August 2018

Firefighters tackle a flat fire in Lowestoft Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

Firefighters tackle a flat fire in Lowestoft Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE


Firefighters spent more than three hours tackling a blaze at a flat in north Suffolk last night.

The fire broke out at a property in Crown Street East, just off the A47, Lowestoft at around 7.15pm.

Seven engines from Suffolk and Norfolk attended the fire, which took until 10.40pm to have under control,

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Services tweeted last night crews remained on site making the scene safe.

The service thanked colleagues from Norfolk as well as the British Red Cross for their support.

Crews attended from Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Felixstowe, Southwold, Beccles, North Lowestoft and Lowestoft South.

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