Stowmarket: Crews called to silo fire involving 150 tonnes of grain


- Credit: Archant

Appliances from across Suffolk have attended a silo fire involving 150 tonnes of barley grain.

Crews were called to Needham Road, Stowmarket, just after 3.20pm.

Upon arrival further appliances were requested - including a command unit and support pump.

A hosereel was used to extinguish the fire in the steel silo. Firefighters then used a thermal imaging camera to check the scene for hotspots.

Crews left the scene by 5.55pm.

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