Firefighters called to false alarm in High Street, Aldeburgh

Stock image of Suffolk fire engines. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Stock image of Suffolk fire engines. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Firefighters who were alerted to reports of a house fire in Aldeburgh with people possibly inside found no evidence of a blaze when they arrived on scene.

One crew from Aldeburgh attended the incident in High Street at just after 5pm today.

Writing on the Aldeburgh Fire Station Facebook page, a spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “After investigating the property we came to the conclusion it was a false alarm as no sign of fire.

“We left the lady inside with her carers and returned to station.”

Back-up crews from Leiston, Saxmundham and Orford were stood down en route.


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Firefighters left the scene by 5.15pm.

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