Fire crews remain at herb factory fire through the night

Firefighters remained on scene until the early hours on Tuesday

Firefighters remained on scene until the early hours on Tuesday - Credit: Clive Stevens

More than a dozen fire engines were called to a factory blaze near Eye last night.

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Emergency services were called to the Camstar Herbs industrial building in Langton Green at around 7.40pm on Monday. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said: "On arrival crews found an industrial unit well alight."

Road closures were put in place for some time while firefighters brought the fire under control.

Crews from Woodbridge, Ipswich, Diss, Stradbroke, Eye, Debenham, Needham Market, Ixworth, Stowmarket and Haverhill were called to the scene.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service later revealed that fire had started in an industrial dryer at the factory.


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