Crews attempting to tackle chicken manure blaze

MORE than 200 tonnes of chicken manure has been engulfed in flames.

Firefighters are currently attempting to battle a blaze in Blue House Lane, Mendlesham, after the fire broke out shortly after 12pm today.

On arrival a pump requested further assistance and three crews are tackling the fire suing two hose reel jets.

It is believed that a third of 600 tonnes of chicken muck has been involved in the fire.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk fire and rescue said that by 2.11pm crews were making good progress.


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They remain at the scene.

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