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Updated: Fire crews deal with incidents at Thurston Community College and Whitton Green Primary School, Lowestoft

PUBLISHED: 14:00 30 November 2012 | UPDATED: 14:53 30 November 2012

Fire crews investigate a possible fire at Thurston Community College

Fire crews investigate a possible fire at Thurston Community College

FIRE crews were scrambled to reports of a burning smell in kitchens at Thurston Community College.

Fire engines from Ixworth and Bury were scrambled around 11.15am.

Crews found the smell was coming from a faulty water heater and, working with an electrical engineer, made the scene safe.

A similar incident happened around the same time at Whitton Green Primary School, Lowestoft.

Two engines were dispatched to the school amid reports of burning.

Crews extinguished a small fire in the kitchen.

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Oliver Sheppard, 28, of Park Road in Clacton, was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court on January 16 after pleading guilty there on January 8.

One man was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

Concerns had been raised about safety in the area

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