Asbestos roofing involved in derelict building fire

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Firefighters said there was no risk to public safety following a blaze involving asbestos roofing near Halesworth today.

Two derelict buildings were hit by fire in Halesworth Road, Bramfield, just before 4pm.

Crews from Saxmundham and Halesworth were joined by a command unit from Beccles at the scene.

Asbestos roof sheeting measuring 10m by 10m was also involved in fire.

The fire service said it was low level asbestos and that there was no threat to public.


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The flames were extinguished by 5.15pm.

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