Crews called to road crash and fridge fire


A man was cut free from his van after by firefighters after a road accident in Leighton Road, Hockliffe on Saturday.

Crews from Dunstable turned out at about 8.25am to released the man from his vehicle that had collided with a tree in a field adjacent to the road.

They used hydraulic rescue equipment to free him and he was then treated by paramedics.

Dunstable firefighters were also called at 12.05am on Sunday to a car park in Kensington Close, Houghton Regis where a fridge freezer that had been dumped had been set on fire.

Using one fire hose and wearing breathing apparatus firefighters put out the fire and the incident was closed just before 12.30am.