Fire engulfs thatched cottage

FIRE crews are tackling a major blaze involving a thatched cottage in Suffolk.

FIRE crews have tackled a major blaze involving a thatched cottage.

The blaze broke out shortly before 2.30pm today at a cottage in Gull Lane, Thornham Magna, near Eye.

Four fire engines initially attended the scene and requested back up from two more appliances.

The fire was under control by about 3.30pm but crews have remained at the scene.

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