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Firefighters tackle two skip fires in less than an hour

Firefighters from Lowestoft were called to two separate skip fires in the space of an hour yesterday evening.

Crews from Lowestoft South were first mobilised to a skip fire on Colville Road at 5.51pm yesterday, Tuesday 7th September.

A stop to this first incident was called at 6.23pm.

At 6.24pm fire control received a call to another skip fire nearby on Heath Road.

On arrival of the first crew a second appliance was requested to attend the incident for water and people power.

The crews extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and foam and deemed the cause of the fire to be deliberate.