Debenham: Fire engulfs chimney of thatched cottage

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a blaze at a thatched property in a Suffolk village today.

The blaze broke out at about 11.25am in Great Back Lane in Debenham.

Crews from Debenham, Eye, Colchester Road in Ipswich, Woodbridge and Stradbroke fire stations are currently at the scene.

A spokesman for the fire brigade said the blaze was discovered in the chimney.

Crews tackled the flames and the incident was under control by 11.41am.

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