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Southwold: Three fire crews called to 50 square metre gorse fire

PUBLISHED: 06:47 08 May 2014 | UPDATED: 17:20 08 May 2014

A fire was reported in the roof space of a home in Walton on the Naze

A fire was reported in the roof space of a home in Walton on the Naze

Archant

Fire crews from Southwold, Lowestoft and Halesworth were called to a gorse fire yesterday.

The crews were called to Southwold Common in Godyll Road just after 4pm to find around 50 square metres of gorse on fire.

They surrounded the fire and used three hosereels to bring it under control by 5.57pm.

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