Lowestoft: Fire crews kept busy overnight

FIREFIGHTERS in Lowestoft were busy overnight after a series of fires ignited across the town.

At around 11.40pm a crew from the Lowestoft South fire station were alerted to a blaze in Winnipeg Road.

They discovered the flames had taken hold of a wheelie bin and quickly tackled the fire.

Minutes later at 11.44pm a crew from Lowestoft North fire station were called to another wheelie bin fire in Love Road.

They had the incident under control shortly after midnight, as another call came in, alerting firefighters to another blaze at the Cross Keys.

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Another crew from the town’s north fire station were mobilised and discovered the third wheelie bin fire of the night, finding two bins alight.

They tackled the flames within ten minutes.

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At 1.44am the town’s firefighters were called to another blaze in the garden of a property in Briarwood Road.

The crew from Lowestoft South fire station discovered another wheelie bin well alight.

They had the flames under control by 1.51am.

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