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‘Dark smoke rising into the sky’: Neighbours describe dramatic van blaze

PUBLISHED: 20:14 09 November 2020 | UPDATED: 20:14 09 November 2020

Pictures show smoke pouring from a van after a fire in Purdis Road, Foxhall. Picture: ANDREW LIVERMORE

Pictures show smoke pouring from a van after a fire in Purdis Road, Foxhall. Picture: ANDREW LIVERMORE

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This was the scene that greeted residents in Purdis Road, Foxhall has they drew their curtains in the morning - after a van went up in flames.

Pictures show smoke pouring from a van after a fire in Purdis Road, Foxhall. Picture: ANDREW LIVERMOREPictures show smoke pouring from a van after a fire in Purdis Road, Foxhall. Picture: ANDREW LIVERMORE

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Firefighters were called 6.36am on Monday, November 9 to a vehicle fire in the Suffolk village, with these pictures showing smoke pouring from the van.

The van looks as though it has been completely destroyed by the flames, with firefighters calling a stop to the incident at 7.15am.

Neighbours described how they “saw the van ablaze” with “dark smoke rising into the sky”.


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