Emergency services attend house fire in Bury St Edmunds

Three fire engines attended the scene in Northgate Street. Stock image. Picture: Archant Library.

Three fire engines attended the scene in Northgate Street. Stock image. Picture: Archant Library.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue said that they had been called at around 2.45pm to a two storey building on Northgate Street in Bury.

The fire is said to have started on the ground floor but all those in the building were said to have got out safely.

The service sent three vehicles to the scene: two from Bury St Edmunds and one from Ixworth.

She added that breathing apparatus and hose reels had been used to tackle the fire.

A spokesperson for the East of England Ambulance Service said that no one had needed hospital treatment following the fire.

They said that two ambulance officers and an ambulance had been sent to the scene along with a voluntary doctor.

They added that the Essex and Herts air ambulance had also been called to the scene but had left shortly after landing. A police spokesperson said that they had closed the road for a time whilst firefighters had attended the fire.

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