Small fire involving electricity supply for agricultural building extinguished

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Ipswich - Credit: Archant

A small fire in an agricultural building in Burnt Fen, near Mildenhall, was extinguished in the early hours of this morning.

At 11.53pm yesterday, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service received a call to a transformer unit next to the building which was smouldering.

Upon arrival they found a small fire involving the incoming electricity supply into an agricultural building.

Appliances from Mildenhall and Newmarket attended the incident, supported by the command unit and a support appliance from Ixworth. UK Power Networks also attended the incident.

Crews used two breathing apparatus sets and one waterfog to deal with the incident.


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The incident was under control at 1.28am.

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