Lidgate: Four pump blaze at stable blocks

FOUR fire crews have battled a blaze which engulfed five stable blocks.

Crews from Wickhambrook, Newmarket, Haverhill and Ixworth were called to a property in The Street, Lidgate, shortly after 9.30pm.

On arrival they found five stable blocks well alight.

Two hose reel jets were used to extinguish the blaze, with other jets being used to protect neighbouring properties.

A spokesperson for the fire service said that no horses had been inside the stables.

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The incident was brought under control by 10.40pm.

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