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Firefighters tackle 10-acre forest blaze in Brandon

PUBLISHED: 09:18 09 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:12 09 August 2018

The blaze is affecting land at the end of Norwood Road Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The blaze is affecting land at the end of Norwood Road Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Firefighters tackled a large-scale forest fire just off Norwood Road in Brandon last night.

Crews from Suffolk and Norfolk worked to contain a undergrowth fire affecting 10 acres near to an industrial estate in Brandon.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said two crews currently remain at the scene to ‘dampen down’ the affected land.

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