Woodbridge: Fire crews tackle out of control bonfire in Clare Avenue


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Fire crews in Suffolk have extinguished an out of control bonfire last night.

Crews from Woodbridge attended reports of a bonfire out of control in Clare Avenue in the town around 5.30pm.

They arrived on the scene to find a bonfire had been lit underneath some conifers which then ignited. The crews used two hose reels to extinguish the fire, which was brought under control at 5.57pm.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “When lighting bonfires ensure they are in an open area and not close to other flammable materials such as trees and fences.”

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