Fire in Aldeburgh basement

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a street in Aldeburgh following a fire in a basement due to a power surge.Fire took hold in the basement of a property in Leiston Road, Aldeburgh, at about 12.50am today.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a street in Aldeburgh following a fire in a basement due to a power surge.

Fire took hold in the basement of a property in Leiston Road Aldeburgh at about 12.50am today.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a single hose reel jet to control the flames.

A spokeswoman for the service said the fire was caused by a power surge which led to a small fire in cabling.


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Engineers from EDF Energy carried out work on the power supply and the flames were under control by 1.43am.

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