Blaze breaks out at plastics factory

FIRE crews from eight stations in Suffolk were called to a huge blaze at a plastics factory this morning.

FIRE crews from eight stations in west Suffolk were called to a plastics factory in Brandon this morning.

They were dispatched to Chase Plastics, at Mile End Works, in London Road, just after 2am, and at one stage 50 firefighters were on site.

The blaze happened in the recycling centre in the yard of the factory and crews are still on site.

Two crews from Thetford, Bury St Edmunds and Newmarket, along with crews from Brandon, Methwold, Mildenhall and Ixworth, along with the turntable ladder and communications vehicle from Bury were initially called out.


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