Firefighters from eight stations called to thatch fire in village

Fire crews from around the area were called to the scene Picture: PHIL MORLEY

Fire crews from around the area were called to the scene Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Dozens of firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a thatched Suffolk property.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service received the call at 6.30pm on Saturday.

The fire broke out at a semi-detached property in Egremont Street, Glemsford, near Sudbury.

Firefighters from Halstead, Sudbury, Long Melford, Clare, Haverhill, Wickhambrook, Bury St Edmunds and Ixworth were initially called to tackle the blaze.

At 7.25pm, a ‘stop message’ was received to signal that the fire had been extinguished.


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