Crews tackle huge fire at Suffolk nature reserve

Three acres of undergrowth is alight at North Warren Nature Reserve in Aldeburgh Picture: PICASA/CIT

Three acres of undergrowth is alight at North Warren Nature Reserve in Aldeburgh Picture: PICASA/CITIZENSIDE.COM - Credit: citizenside.com

Firefighters rushed to a blaze spanning three acres of undergrowth at North Warren Nature Reserve in Aldeburgh.

Crews were called shortly after 11.30am this morning to reports of a “fire in the open” at the RSPB nature reserve on Leiston Road.

Three crews were called to the scene – two from Leiston and one from Aldeburgh – where three acres of undergrowth were found alight.

Firefighters used hose jets and beaters to tackle the blaze.

A stop was called on the incident at roughly 1.20pm.


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A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said an investigation will be launched into the cause of the fire.

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