Ipswich: Crews tackle factory fire

A fuel silo collapsed during a fire at a disused sugar factory.

Smoke was pouring from the former British Sugar factory, in Sproughton Road, when fire crews arrived at 1.45pm.

The metal fuel silo, measuring 15 metres in diameter and 20 metres in height, collapsed under the heat of the fire.

The fire was under control within an hour.

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