Fire on common land surrounded

FIREFIGHTERS in Suffolk are currently tackling a fire on Tunstall Common.

FIREFIGHTERS in Suffolk are currently tackling a fire on Tunstall Common.

Fire control received the call alerting them to the blaze at 5.05pm and one crew from Orford and a water browser from Framlingham are on the scene.

On arrival crews found 250 square metres of common land, off the B1078 near Tunstall alight.

At 6.45pm fire control received notification firefighters on the scene had the fire surrounded.

Crews are using hose reels and beaters to fight the flames.