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Firefighters rush to hazard at Bernard Matthews food plant in Holton

PUBLISHED: 20:19 16 April 2018 | UPDATED: 22:26 16 April 2018

Firefighters are at the scene. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

Firefighters are at the scene. Picture: PHIL MORLEY


Five fire pumps attended a heat build up inside a cold store unit at the Bernard Matthews food plant in Holton.

The emergency services were called at 6.14pm this evening to reports of a heat build up at a warehouse in Holton.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire & Rescue said five engines were in attendance – but there had been no indication of either people or animals harmed by the incident.

The scene was cleared by 9.51pm.

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