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Police advise to only call 999 in emergencies after several trees fall

PUBLISHED: 11:29 09 February 2020 | UPDATED: 11:29 09 February 2020

A tree was felled by the wind in Kesgrave  Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

A tree was felled by the wind in Kesgrave Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Charlotte Bond

Suffolk Constabulary have advised the public to only call 999 in emergencies after receiving reports of a number of fallen trees in the county.

Police have already responded to a number of incidents where trees have blocked the road, including in Kesgrave and on the A143 near Bury St Edmunds.

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However, the force have asked the public to only call 999 for instances involving injuries or a threat to life.

Greater Anglia have also said they are facing pressures due to the weather, which has caused delays and cancellations.

The firm said on Twitter: "Please only travel if absolutely necessary."


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