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Tumble dryer blaze among incidents tackled by fire crews

PUBLISHED: 10:37 22 May 2019 | UPDATED: 10:37 22 May 2019

Crews from Lowestoft South fire station were called out. Picture: Nick Butcher

Crews from Lowestoft South fire station were called out. Picture: Nick Butcher

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Firefighters responded to two call-outs in quick succession.

Crews from Lowestoft South fire station were called out at 6.38pm on Tuesday, May 21 following reports of a blaze outside on the former railway lines in Normanston Drive.

The crew had quickly dealt with the small fire and the scene was cleared by 6.57pm.

Admitting it was a "busy start to the shift for White watch," they were then involved in flood rescue training before they were alerted once more to another Lowestoft-area call.

Two crews from Lowestoft South fire station responded at 8.58pm to reports of a building fire on Barber Close, Kessingland.

On arrival at the scene crews discovered "a tumble dryer fire" at a home in Kessingland and the blaxze was under control by 9.15pm.

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