Road closed after large fire at derelict building in Haverhill

The fire eventually caused the collapse of the building Picture: MATT BIRD

The fire eventually caused the collapse of the building Picture: MATT BIRD - Credit: Archant

Police closed a road in Haverhill after a large fire broke out in a derelict building.

The blaze started in a disused building in Hamlet Road in the early hours on Monday morning.

Fire crews from Cambridge, Linton, Clare, Haverhill and Ixworth were called to the scene just before 3.15am.

The incident was under control shortly after 7am and an investigation was launched into the cause of the fire.

Police closed Hamlet Road at the junction of Sturmer Road to allow fire and rescue vehicles to access the building.

The fire later spread to another disused building Picture: MATT BIRD

The fire later spread to another disused building Picture: MATT BIRD - Credit: Archant


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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “Two fire investigation officers will be meeting with police investigators this morning.”

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