Drinkstone: Crews tackle blaze in two sheds and a lean-to

Fire and ambulance crews have been sent to free a trapped and injured woman from her car following a

Fire and ambulance crews have been sent to free a trapped and injured woman from her car following a three-vehicle crash. - Credit: Archant

FIRE crews were called to a fire involving two wooden sheds and a lean-to in Drinkstone near Woolpit yesterday.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service received the call at 3.06pm to a fire in the open in Woolpit Road in Drinkstone.

Crews from Elmswell and Stowmarket arrived on scene at 3.16pm to find a wooden building well alight close to a house.

At 3.31pm crews advised fire control the fire involved two wooden sheds that had spread to a lean-to on a house.

Crews extinguished the fire but found there was also smoke in the property and at 3.44pm crews removed roof tiles from the house to check any further fire spread.

The fire was brought under control by 4.04pm and crews continued to damp down for a further 30 minutes and checked for hot spots with a thermal imaging camera.

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