Crews tackle series of fires

SUFFOLK: Fire crews were kept busy late last night dealing with a series of blazes.

They had to deal with three incidents within half an hour of each other involving grass and undergrowth at Orford Road, Bromeswell; Needham Road, Baylham, and Mortimer Road, Stowmarket. They all broke out from 10.15pm with the last one being tackled at 10.44pm.

Crews also had to tackle a fence fire in Bury Street, Stowmarket, at 10.52pm. They had it under control by 11.13pm.

And at 11.35pm a car fire had to be tackled in a car park in Black Bear Lane, Newmarket.

Just before midnight two crews from Princes Street station, in Ipswich, were called to Landseer Park.


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They were sent to deal with a piece of play equipment in an outdoor area just off Clapgate Lane at 11.53pm which was ablaze and had to use a hose reel jet to deal with the flames.

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