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Fire crews tackle crop blaze in Haughley New Street

PUBLISHED: 21:52 26 June 2018 | UPDATED: 21:52 26 June 2018

A fire broke out in Haughley New Street near Stowmarket Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A fire broke out in Haughley New Street near Stowmarket Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze involving six-acres of standing crops in a Suffolk village.

Fire crews attended the incident in Haughley New Street, near Stowmarket, at just after 4.15pm and used an extended hose reel to tackle the blaze.

Crews from Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, and Ipswich were called to the scene and the incident was declared under control by 6.04pm.

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