Fires in Suffolk tackled by crews

FIREFIGHTERS in Suffolk have put out a series of blazes.

FIREFIGHTERS in Suffolk have put out a series of blazes.

At 8.40pm last night a crew was called to Limerick Close in Ipswich where bushes were on fire.

The flames were brought under control by just after 9.50pm.

Meanwhile at just after 8.40pm a crew was called to the Suffolk Punch Trust in Hollesley where a muck heap was alight. Firefighters were still on the scene this morning, keeping the smoke under control.

And at just before 8.50pm last night there was another call in Ipswich, this time to a grass fire in the alleyway behind Glastonbury Close, which was under control within 25 minutes.

This morning Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called out for two wheelie bin blazes. The first call was at just after 4am to bins on fire in Duke Street which were under control within ten minutes.

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Then at 4.50am there was a call to Kestrel Drive in Stowmarket where another wheelie bin was alight.

This fire was under control in 12 minutes.