Firefighters tackle paper blaze

Firefighters were called to a waste management company this afternoon after an amount of paper caught alight.Crews from Needham Markey and Ipswich went to Viridor Waste Management on Stowmarket Road, Great Blakenham, at just after 2pm.

Firefighters were called to a waste management company this afternoon after an amount of paper caught alight.

Crews from Needham Markey and Ipswich went to Viridor Waste Management on Stowmarket Road, Great Blakenham, at just after 2pm.

On arrival they found 20 metres by 20 metres of paper alight and removed it from the building using a mechanical shovel.

A hose reel was also used to extinguish the blaze by 3.10pm.

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