Crews fight fire in King’s Forest in west Suffolk
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Fire crews spent almost ten hours tackling a fire in King’s Forest near Bury St Edmunds.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at around 9.25am on Saturday, May 25, to reports of a fire in the open in the forest near Wordwell, just off the B1106.
Speaking at the time, a spokesman for the fire service said: "It is a fire in the open, approximately 3,000 square metres.
"We have four appliances there at the moment.
"We also have the Unimog all-terrain vehicle going along as well as one water carrier."
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He added that one fire crew from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service was also helping to extinguish the fire.
As of 12.55pm, crews were still on scene.
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A fire spokesman added: "Crews are still on scene and good progress is being made.
"A second Unimog, from Princes St, Ipswich, has been requested to assist at the incident."
Firefighters eventually called a stop on the incident at around 8pm.