Crews called to road crash and kitchen fire

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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.

> Crews were called to a kitchen fire in Mongomery Close, Leighton Buzzard on Sunday.

Firefighters from Leighton arrived at about 6pm to find the fire was out.

It had been caused by a toaster on top of an electric cooker and had caused the kitchen to become smoke logged.

Firefighters cleared the smoke using positive pressure ventilation and the incident was closed after 20 minutes.