13 Fire engines attend blaze at sugar beet factory

More than a dozen fire crews were sent to the fire in Bury St Edmunds last night

More than a dozen fire crews were sent to the fire in Bury St Edmunds last night - Credit: Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Dozens of firefighters were called to a fire that broke out in a sugar beet factory in Bury St Edmunds.

The incident saw 13 fire engines sent to the scene at Hollow Road in the town at  7.14pm last night, after a fire started in the drying plant of a commercial business. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "The fire started in the drying plants at the sugar beet factory. 

"We worked with the onsite fire service and hose reel jets and additional cover jets were used."

No injuries have been reported. 

A 'stop' call was made at 9.22pm.

Crews from Woodbridge, Haverhill, Wickhambrook, Bury St Edmunds, Elmswell, Ixworth, Mildenhall and Newmarket attended the incident. 

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