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On today's podcast, we have the news that fifteen fire crews were called out to a serious house fire last night.

At 9.35pm in Walberswick, firefighters were alerted to a semi-detached house in The Street that saw a blaze spread across both floors and roof cavity.

The stop time was called at 5.56am after appliances were called from Beccles, Haverhill, Southwold and Framlingham.

No injuries have been reported and all persons were accounted for,

Next, South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss has announced her leadership campaign to replace Boris Johnson.

Serving as Foreign Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities, Mrs Truss has announced the bid in a Twitter video.

Suffolk Coastal MP Thérèse Coffey has said "Liz is our best chance of winning the next election."

Also, a family-run jewellers will be closing it's doors after almost 300 years of business.

In Bury St Edmunds in Abbeygate Street, Thurlow Champness Jewellers has announced its imminent closure on August 31.

Considered to be one of Bury's oldest retail businesses, the jewellers will be launching a sale from 10am Saturday.

Trevor Salt, managing director and majority shareholder, says it will be a sad day to close the doors.

And finally, the UK heatwave is expected to continue in Suffolk with possible temperature of 33 degrees.

The country's highest temperature of 32.7 was recorded on June 17 - so temperatures could surpass that either today or tomorrow.