Fire crews tackle van fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called into action after 10 tonnes of straw and a van caught light in a Suffolk village.Flames took hold in a vehicle on the B1113 in Botesdale on Tuesday evening at around 9.38pm.

FIREFIGHTERS were called into action after 10 tonnes of straw and a van caught light in a Suffolk village.

Flames took hold in a vehicle on the B1113 in Botesdale on Tuesday evening at around 9.38pm.

Fire crews found the van was well alight along with the 10 tonnes of straw.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a single hose reel to douse the flames.

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