Firefighters busy with weekend blazes

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to two car blazes in the county.

FIREFIGHTERS tackled 200 square metres of grass and undergrowth in Bury Road, Ipswich.

The blaze began at 6.10pm yesterday.

On Saturday a fire crew dealt with a car fire at Paper Mill Lane, Claydon, at 9.20pm, while another crew was called to the recreation ground at Cobham Road, Ipswich, where a second car blaze had been reported at 10pm.

In Wetheringsett, a crew went to High Fields, Pages Green, at 9pm on Saturday where trees in a garden were on fire.

Earlier in the day Ipswich firefighters spent around 15minutes fighting a blaze at Rushmere Heath, at around 5.10pm, and around an hour tackling a stubble fire off the A12 at Copdock between noon at 1pm.