Two car fires reported to firefighters in West Suffolk overnight

Firefighters were called to a chimney fire

Firefighters were called to a chimney fire - Credit: Archant

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to two reported car fires during the course of last night.

The first was reported at 11.01pm and happened on the A1088 in Stowlangtoft.

One crew from Ixworth was sent but on arrival found it to be a one vehicle crash where the only occupant of the car had managed to get out by themselves, and there was no fire.

The crew made the vehicle safe before returning to base.

The second incident was at 12.34am is Teasel Close, Haverhill.

One crew from the town was sent to the incident where they extinguished the car fire using two hose reels while wearing breathing apparatus.

The incident was under control by 1.16am.