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Investigations continue into cause of petrol station fire

Firefighters had to tackle the fire from above. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Investigations are continuing into how a fire engulfed a petrol station in Suffolk at the weekend.

The shop building at Esso on the Barton Mills Roundabout off the A11 was completely gutted on 8 April.

More than 25 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze.

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Woman airlifted to hospital from three vehicle crash on A1065 in Suffolk

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Police are currently at the scene of a three-vehicle road traffic collision on the A1065 between Barton Mills and Eriswell.

Officers were called at 2.30pm this afternoon, Friday 30 December, to reports of the collision on the road around a mile north of Barton Mills. It was reported that one vehicle was on its side in hedges/ trees.

Police, fire and ambulance personnel attended and a woman that was in the vehicle on its side has been airlifted to Addenbrookes hospital with serious injuries.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs.

The road has been closed at the junction with the B1112 and at the Fiveways roundabout while an initial investigation gets underway.

The vehicles involved are thought to be an Audi A4, a Renault Megane and a Ford Mondeo and police are asking anyone who may have seen the collision or any of the vehicles prior to the crash to call Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD 213 of today, Friday 30 December.

Road closures as work continues on A11

Dualling work continues on A11 in Suffolk Credit: Mike Page

There will be a number of road closures on the A11 in Suffolk this week as dualling work continues between Thetford and Barton Mills.

It will be shut in both directions overnight on Thursday and Friday between the Fiveways roundabout and the B1106 Elveden crossroads.

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