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Trees scorched in dramatic woodland fire

PUBLISHED: 09:56 28 August 2020 | UPDATED: 10:45 28 August 2020

Firefighters tackled a blaze in woodland undergrowth in Brandon. Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE

Firefighters tackled a blaze in woodland undergrowth in Brandon. Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE

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Firefighters in Brandon tackled a blaze in an area of woodland undergrowth which caught alight.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident in Green Road at 2.50pm on Thursday, August 27.

One crew from Brandon was mobilised and discovered an area of undergrowth alight.

Firefighters used a hose and hand tools to tackle the fire, which they managed to extinguish quickly.

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A picture of the aftermath of the fire shows blackened earth and smoke still coming from hotspots on the ground.

A tree also looks to have been scorched. However, the fire service extinguished the blaze before any significant damage was caused.


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