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Mettingham: Four tonnes of straw caught fire in Low Road

22:55 29 April 2014

Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Kemball Street this evening.

Firefighters extinguished a house fire in Kemball Street this evening.

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Four tonnes of baled straw caught fire at a farm in Mettingham this evening.

Firefighters from Bungay were called to the blaze in Low Road at about 6.30pm.

With help from the farmer, the crew made a “fire break” to protect the rest of the hay stack.

A crew from Bury St Edmunds later extinguished a grass fire in Icklingham Road, West Stow, which broke out around 8pm

And firefighters from Wickhambrook attended a motorcycle fire in Chestnut Road, Stradishall at around 8.10pm.

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