Fire crews tackle warehouse blaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze in a derelict warehouse in Saxmundham.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze in a derelict warehouse in Saxmundham.

The incident happened in Church Street at around 3.10pm.

Crews from Saxmundham, Leiston and Orford attended and discovered a fire at the back of the building, which measured 18m by 20m.

A hose reel and two breathing apparatus were used to bring the flames under control by 4.40pm.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire Service said the cause of the blaze was not being treated as suspicious and that no one was in the building at the time of the incident.