Man hurt after tree collision

Flat fire was arson.
Flat fire was arson.

A man had to be rescued from his van by firefighters after he collided with a tree on Leighton Road, Hockcliffe on Saturday morning.

Firefighters from Dunstable Community Fire Station were called to the incident at 823am after a light van had collided with a tree in a field adjacent to the road.

They used hydraulic rescue equipment to release him and then passed himto the care of ambulance service.

>A fridge freezer dumped at a car park in Kensington Close, Houghton Regis was set on fire in the early hours of Sunday.

Using one fire hose and wearing breathing apparatus firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.