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Suffolk: Fire crews free two people trapped in cars

21:17 16 January 2013

Fire crews tackle blaze in car workshop

Fire crews tackle blaze in car workshop


FIREFIGHTERS were called to help free a person trapped in a wheelchair inside their car in Woodbridge.

A crew from the town were called just before 5.45pm to Seckford Street, where a person described as “elderly” was trapped inside their car.

It took firefighters a few minutes to release them safely, and they returned to the station just after 6pm.

Earlier, a fire crew from Haverhill were called to the town’s High Street to release a child locked in a car.

The call came in just before 4.45pm and firefighters were able to quickly let the child out, returning to base shortly afterwards.


Firefighters in Ipswich were called to tackle a fire that had broken out across three garages in Richmond Road this afternoon.

Two speeding motorists who admitted driving at 130mph in Suffolk have been disqualified from driving.

Suffolk police officers are attempting to trace a group seen talking to Corrie McKeague at a pizza takeaway on the night of his disappearance.

Traffic delays on the A14 near the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich have been caused by a crash involving a lorry and a car.

An abandoned van has been seized by police searching for missing RAF Honington serviceman Corrie McKeague, aged 23.

A four-month-old baby was snatched from his mother’s arms by the family dog and mauled to death, an inquest has heard.

A man in his 30s is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash Stowmarket last night.

A video of the last ever sighting of Corrie McKeague has been released, as four weeks pass with no new leads.

One of the last few veterans of the ill-fated Arnhem campaign in 1944 has died after a short illness at the age of 96.

British Gas has been forced to backtrack after repeatedly billing a 91-year-old great-grandmother for hundreds of pounds more than she owed.

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