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Fire crews use breathing apparatus and water jets to tackle blaze in kitchen

PUBLISHED: 09:41 16 October 2020 | UPDATED: 16:19 16 October 2020

Five fire engines are at the scene of kichen fire in Haverhill (stock image) Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

Five fire engines are at the scene of kichen fire in Haverhill (stock image) Picture: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

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Three fire crews have used hoses and breathing apparatus to tackle a large blaze in the kitchen of a house in Haverhill.

The service was initially called shortly after 8.30am today to reports of a fire in a property in Chestnut Close.

They arrived to find the kitchen inside the property well alight.

Two appliances from Haverhill and one from Clare are at the scene and crews are currently tackling the blaze.

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It is reported that a 5m by 6m space is alight within the house.

Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus used hose reels and jets to extinguish the blaze.

An ambulance has been called to the scene however it is understood that all of the people residing in the house are accounted for.

The fire service confirmed that the incident was concluded at 9.30am.


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