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Tumble dryer fire extinguished at The Hatfield Hotel in Lowestoft

PUBLISHED: 22:45 14 March 2016 | UPDATED: 22:45 14 March 2016

A file image of a burnt out tumble dryer.

A file image of a burnt out tumble dryer.

Firefighters tackled a tumble dryer blaze at a seafront hotel in Lowestoft tonight.

Two crews were sent to The Hatfield Hotel at 6.19pm and found the fire in the basement.

Using a thermal imaging camera and one hose reel jet, firefighters extinguished the blaze by 7pm.

A lorry which overturned at the junction 19 A12 Boreham Interchange, Chelmsford, has been righted by police.

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 25 year-old male from Ipswich, who has not been seen for a week.

Police have halted filling in the landfill cell where they believe the body of missing RAF man Corrie McKeague is located.

Firefighters have returned to scene of a straw fire, which has re-ignited just outside a village near Stowmarket.

Police are investigating a spate of break-ins at allotments in Ipswich.

A couple from Clacton who failed to safeguard more than £40,000 worth of tenants’ deposits as part of their lettings agency business have narrowly avoided prison.

A man who capsized off the coast of Felixstowe owes his life to his life jacket, quick thinking witnesses and the efforts of coastguard and the RNLI.

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