Blaze at Suffolk food firm

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a blaze at a Suffolk food firm tonight.The alarm was raised at the Two Sisters Food Group at Haughley Park, Haughley, just before 9pm where a fire had started involving flash fryers.

Brad Jones

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at a Suffolk food firm tonight.

The alarm was raised at the Two Sisters Food Group at Haughley Park, Haughley, just before 9pm where a fire had started involving flash fryers.

Crews were called from Elmswell, Stowmarket, Needham Market and Bury St Edmunds to deal with the incident.


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Six firefighters used breathing apparatus as they entered the building and they used a combination of foam, dry powder and C02 extinguishers to bring the incident under control at around 10pm.

The property was then ventilated and checked with a thermal imaging camera. The extent of the damage is not yet clear.

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Meanwhile, there was a second factory fire at Birds Eye in Whapload Road, Lowestoft.

It also started just before 9pm and involved a large oil fryer, and the incident was under control within 45 minutes.

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