The Salvation Army Emergency Response Group based at Stowmarket supported the Emergency Services overnight at a recent thatch roof fire involving five houses at Hengrave. 2022 was a busy year for the group with 15 Callouts responding both to the Fire Service and Police Search teams. Overall the group Assisted 1,295 emergency workers, issued 2,060 hot/cold drinks, made 211 loaves of bread into sandwiches and spent over 200 ‘manhours’ at incidents.

For additional information on our work please visit our Facebook page or call: 01449 614 133. If you would like to support the work of the Salvation Army, please send donations to: Violet Hill Rd, Stowmarket IP14 1NE or online at:

Salvation Army is a Church and registered Charity in England (214779), Wales (214779), Scotland (SC009359)