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Lowestoft: Crews tackle blaze at Factory

07:32 08 October 2012

Fire crews are tackling a huge field fire in Copford

Fire crews are tackling a huge field fire in Copford

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FIRE crews have tackled a blaze in a fryer at a Birds Eye food factory in Lowestoft.

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Crews from Lowestoft and North Lowestoft fire stations were sent to the factory on Whapload Road after an automatic fire alarm was sounded at 5.09am.

A spokesman said: “Crews found a fire in one of the fryers and requested an additional fire engine - a further appliance was therefore mobilised from North Lowestoft.

“At 5.50am this fire was extinguished and a foam blanket was applied over the fryer. Crews are currently still in attendance.”

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