Firefighters sent to electricity box fire at Needham Market post office

Fire at Needham Market post office

Fire at Needham Market post office - Credit: Archant

A Mid Suffolk post office was evacuated briefly today after a minor fire.

It happened at the post office and store in High Street, Needham Market around 7.50am.

Two fire appliances were sent to the incident, a Suffolk County Council spokesman said.

The fire was located in a small electrical box in an alley way near the post office.

It was extinguished within 40 minutes using a single hose reel, the spokesman added.

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UK Power Networks was contacted as a result of the incident and attended the scene, the spokesman said.

The post office was unavailable for comment.

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