Utility room ‘completely destroyed’ in Earl Soham house fire

Three crews from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service attended the house fire in Earl Soham Picture: PHIL

Three crews from Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service attended the house fire in Earl Soham Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Three fire crews were sent to the scene of a house fire in Earl Soham this morning - where an attached utility room was ‘completely destroyed’.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at around 6.45am today, Thursday, February 14, to reports of a house fire in Dial Lane.

Fire crews from Framlingham, Stradbroke and Debenham were immediately dispatched to the scene.

A spokesman for the fire service said the single occupant of the house managed to get out unharmed.

She said: “The fire was in a utility room attached to the side of a house, measuring approximately 6m by 20m.


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“Firefighters have tackled the fire so it was just in the utility room.

“That room has been completely destroyed.”

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She added that the fire was now out but crews remain on scene to dampen down and to check for hot spots.

A stop was called on the incident at around 8.20am

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