Search

Shed blaze, marine incident and co-responding calls tackled in quick succession by firefighters across Waveney

PUBLISHED: 09:45 23 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:45 23 April 2017

Lowestoft fire engine. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

Lowestoft fire engine. Picture: ANDREW PAPWORTH

Archant

Fire crews from Lowestoft and Halesworth have been kept busy with a spate of early morning call-outs.

A crew from Halesworth fire station were alerted just before 1am this morning (Sunday) to an incident in Holton. They responded after a fire alarm was triggered, and after checking the area the scene was cleared by 1.26am.

A marine incident in Oulton Broad saw two fire crews from Lowestoft South quickly tackle a boat blaze. They were called to Marsh Road in Oulton Broad at 1.20am following reports of a boat fire, and soon had the blaze under control with the scene cleared by 2.07am.

Crews from Lowestoft South fire station then co-responded to two cardiac arrest incidents in quick succession at Kent Road, Lowestoft and Shaw Avenue, Carlton Colville, as the fire crew assisted the East of England Ambulance Service.

A crew from Lowestoft South were called to Normanston Drive at 5.18am this morning (Sunday) following reports of a shed fire. On arrival the crew discovered a “train carriage on fire,” and they soon had the incident under control with the scene cleared within 30 minutes.

Other popular content

Yesterday, 16:19

Emergency services were called into action after a car came off the road and crashed into a tree near Worlingham during rush-hour.

A council has removed a popular teenage hotspot as it looks to curb an increase in anti-social behaviour and drug use.

09:38

Just six years after being involved in a horrific crash which left her in a coma, Amber Hannant has achieved her dream of becoming a world powerlifting champion.

Wed, 10:31

A Beccles pizzeria has been recognised for its authentic dishes with a prestigious award and shortlisted for a national prize.

Most Read

Yesterday, 16:19

Emergency services were called into action after a car came off the road and crashed into a tree near Worlingham during rush-hour.

Read more
James Paget University Hospital

A council has removed a popular teenage hotspot as it looks to curb an increase in anti-social behaviour and drug use.

Read more
09:38

Just six years after being involved in a horrific crash which left her in a coma, Amber Hannant has achieved her dream of becoming a world powerlifting champion.

Read more
Wed, 10:31

A Beccles pizzeria has been recognised for its authentic dishes with a prestigious award and shortlisted for a national prize.

Read more
United Kingdom

It had been an unremarkable if pleasant evening spent with friends at a reading room in Bungay but it would end with something quite remarkable.

Read more
St Mary's Church

Later in Life

cover

Click here to view
the Later in Life
supplement

View

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 5°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter