Crews tackle suspicious factory blaze

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a major blaze at a derelict factory.

Crews were called to Factory Lane in Brantham, just outside Ipswich, around 7.25pm this evening.

Six appliances attended - one from Manningtree in Essex and others from Holbrook, Hadleigh, Woodbridge and Princes Street and Colchester Road in Ipswich.

On arrival they discovered a derelict factory measuring 35m x 65m well alight.

Crews split the building into sections and used four 45mm jets in one area and two 45mm jets in another.


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The blaze, which was believed to be suspicious, was extinguished by 9.20pm.

Police also attended.

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