Capel St Mary: Fire crews tackle house blaze

FIRE fighters tackled a blaze at a home in a Suffolk village this afternoon.

The fire broke out at the property in Jermyns Close in Capel St Mary around 2.40pm.

A crew from Princes Street fire station, two from Colchester Road and another from Manningtree were alerted to the scene where they discovered the ground floor of the semi-detached property was alight.

Fire fighters have removed an LPG cylinder from the property to allow it to cool.

A spokesman for the fire brigade said there were reports of people in the house at the time but all people have been accounted for.

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