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Firefighters tackle boiler blaze at Monk Soham, near Debenham

Firefighters were called to tackle the flames. File picture: PHIL MORLEY

Firefighters were called to tackle the flames. File picture: PHIL MORLEY


Firefighters tackled a boiler blaze at a house near Debenham this afternoon.

Three vehicles attended the incident in School Road, Monk Soham, around 2.40pm and found the home heavily smoke-logged.

Crews, from Saxmundham, Framlingham, and Stradbroke, ascertained that the fire was travelling under the floor and wall cavities.

The fire was extinguished by 3.35pm.

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