House fire tackled in Stowmarket

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze at a house in Stowmarket today.

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze at a house in Stowmarket today.

Crews from Needham Market and Stowmarket were dispatched to Nuthatch Close at 12.51pm following reports that a two-storey building was alight.

The house was heavily smoke-logged. Crews wearing breathing apparatus took half-an-hour to douse the flames.

It is believed the fire started in an oven in the kitchen.

One hose reel jet was used in the operation.