Dozens of firefighters tackle large barn blaze at Barsham in north Suffolk

Fire crews were sent to the B1062 in Barsham. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Fire crews were sent to the B1062 in Barsham. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

Multiple fire crews were at the scene of a blaze that started in a north Suffolk village this morning.

Teams from Suffolk and Norfolk – from stations such as Harleston, Halesworth, Beccles, Lowestoft South, Leiston and Loddon – were sent to reports of a fire in Barsham at 6.12am.

Eight fire engines were still at the scene at 9am but according to chiefs the blaze, which started in a barn at Laurel Farm, is now out.

Part of the B1062 was closed while firefighters tackled the blaze.

Crews had left the scene by 10.25am.


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Police and fire crews are working to establish the cause with an investigation due to take place today, a spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said.

UK Power Networks also attended the incident.

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