Busy night for Suffolk’s fire crews

Stock picture of Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service fire engines.

Stock picture of Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service fire engines. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters across Suffolk had a busy night with a number of building and vehicle fires in the county.

Both of Sudbury’s on-call fire crews tackled a blaze in an outbuilding in Bures.

It is believed that gas cylinders could have been involved in the incident which happened in Church Square just after 11.20pm

One appliance from Sudbury was initially mobilised and then a further call was received stating that this was a building on fire.

A second engine was then dispatched. On arrival firefighters found one outbuilding 10 x 3 metres which was 50% alight with between 10 and 15 propane cylinders possibly involved. The blaze was under control by 12.45am.

Meanwhile earlier in the evening around 9.50pm, two appliances from Felixstowe were called to a shed fire in the town’s Garrison Lane. The incident took around 30 minutes to bring under control.

Then just after 11.20pm one crew from Debenham attended a car fire on the A1120 at Stonham Aspal. They arrived to find the vehicle well alight. They brought the fire under control by 12.35am.

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Yesterday afternoon, one crew from Clare, a second from Haverhill and a Unimog vehicle from Bury St Edmunds were dispatched to a blaze in Hundon Road, Barnardiston,

On arrival the first crew found 1,000 tonnes of muck and straw well alight and requested a further appliance to assist.

Relief crews including one from Wickhambrook remained at the scene throughout the night.