Sheds wrecked by fire as flames spread to large oil tank near Bury St Edmunds

Fire destroyed two sheds in Barrow, near Bury St Edmunds

Fire destroyed two sheds in Barrow, near Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Archant

Two storage sheds were completely destroyed when a small fire turned into a larger blaze after spreading to a heating oil tank.

The fire started inside a shed in Dale Tree Road, Barrow, just before 10am.

A fire crew from nearby Bury St Edmunds arrived to discover the flames had spread to another shed and a 2,500 litre oil tank.

As the blaze worsened, another crew was called to scene, before back-up was then requested from a third Bury engine.

Both sheds were completely destroyed by the flames, which were brought under control by about 11.15am.