Firefighters attend series of bin fires

SUFFOLK fire crews were called to a series of wheelie bin blazes in the county today.Fires were reported throughout the morning in Ipswich, Stowmarket and Lowestoft.

SUFFOLK fire crews were called to a series of wheelie bin blazes in the county today.

Fires were reported throughout the morning in Ipswich, Stowmarket and Lowestoft.

The Ipswich fire, in a bin on Burlington Road, was reported at around 1.43am and was out by 1.51am.

At 3.05am a crew attended a further bin fire in Carlton Road, Lowestoft, which was out by 3.18am.

The third fire was reported at 5.55am in Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket.

Firefighters used a single hose reel to douse the flames by 6.08am.

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A crew was also called to tackle an undergrowth fire on Rushmere Heath, in Tasmania Road, Ipswich.

The blaze was reported at around 6.16am and a single hose reel was used to extinguish the fire by 6.26am.