Series of fires put out by firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS in Suffolk have had a busy weekend tackling a series of blazes across the county.

FIREFIGHTERS in Suffolk have had a busy weekend tackling a series of blazes across the county.

At just before 5.30pm yesterday the fire service received a call to Framlingham Court off Valley Road in Ipswich where a garage with a car inside was alight.

Firefighters removed the car from the garage and tackled the flames, which were under control 15 minutes later.

Then at just after 10pm two fire crews were called to Garrick Way in the town where another garage was on fire. This blaze was under control in just over 20 minutes.


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At 10.15pm a plastic bin was found alight at the junction of Dryden Road and Congreve Road in Ipswich. The fire was put out in 15 minutes.

Then this morning at just after 5.20am crews were called to The Street in Melton where a garden shed containing LPG cylinders was on fire. Firefighters spent half an hour bringing the flames under control.

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At 5.40am two more crews were called to Great Whip Street in Ipswich were a car was well alight. That blaze was dealt with within 15 minutes.

And at 8.35am two crews were called to Drake Square South in Ipswich where a washing machine had caught alight. By 8.50am the fire was under control.

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