Blaze at sugar factory in Bury St Edmunds among fire service call outs in west Suffolk today

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Firefighters have attended to incidents in the west of Suffolk this afternoon.

The first was at 2.23pm in Emmanuel Close, Mildenhall where a shed was on fire.

One crew from the town attended at used a hose reel spray to bring the blaze under control.

At 2.56pm three crews from Bury St Edmunds were sent to a fire at the British Sugar Factor on the outskirts of the town.

The incident, in a carpentry workshop, was tackled by two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.


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They had brought the fire under control within half-an-hour using a single hose reel.

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