Spate of fires tackled

A NUMBER of undergrowth and hedge fires kept firefighters busy across Suffolk today.

A NUMBER of undergrowth and hedge fires kept firefighters busy across Suffolk today.

One fire engine and a water carrier were sent to Mildenhall Forest, off Beck Row, where 50m by 20m of undergrowth had caught alight at about 1.50pm.

The blaze was put out at 3.10pm.

At about 2.15pm, one crew spent ten minutes tackling a hedgerow fire in Plymouth Road, Felixstowe.

Another undergrowth blaze broke out in Coopers Lane, Kessingland, at about 3.25pm. Firefighters brought it under control by 4pm.