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Update: Man rescued in flat fire drama

PUBLISHED: 12:03 04 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:03 04 February 2013

Flat blaze

Flat blaze

Archant

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a man trapped in flat after a blaze broke out.

A crew from Beccles and another from Bungay were called to reports of a flat fire at Honeypot Meadow in Bungay at 8am today.

A spokesman for the brigade said a man had been rescued from the property by 8.30am.

The fire was tackled using a hose reel jet.

The man was taken to the James Paget University Hospital, in Gorleston, to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The Orwell Bridge remains open this morning but the strongest winds are expected after 8am.

One lane of the A12 was closed to traffic this morning, causing lengthy delays, due to a collision and oil spillage near Colchester.

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A school near Bury St Edmunds is helping to raise funds to support education in Tanzania through a non-uniform day.

A Suffolk NHS trust has been ranked one of the best of the country, despite experiencing its most challenging winter on record.

Drivers are advised that it is “highly likely” the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk will shut during tomorrow morning’s rush hour amid forecasts of 65mph gusts.

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