Petrol tank fire risk averted

FIREFIGHTERS worked cautiously to tackle a blaze which broke out in a car with a full petrol tank.

A crew from Long Melford were called to the scene, in Frogs Hall Lane,

Lavenham, just before 4pm today.

On arrival they found the vehicle well alight and used breathing gear to help fight the flames.

They also used foam to control the blaze after it was discovered that the car had a full tank of petrol.

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