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Car fire causes town centre traffic troubles

PUBLISHED: 08:37 31 August 2018 | UPDATED: 08:37 31 August 2018

Bloodmoore Road, Lowestoft Picture: GOOGLE

Bloodmoore Road, Lowestoft Picture: GOOGLE


Emergency services have been called to a car fire along a busy stretch of road in Lowestoft this morning.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service requested traffic from police following reports of a blaze in the Bloodmoor Road area at around 7.45am.

A Suffolk police spokesman said officers had called in for traffic control.

Fire crews from Lowestoft South attended and reported the blaze was under control by 8.10am.

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