Fire service respond to blaze on grounds of Suffolk high school

The fire started in a pile of rubbish on the school grounds shortly befroe 5.20pm. Picture: ROLAND E

The fire started in a pile of rubbish on the school grounds shortly befroe 5.20pm. Picture: ROLAND EVANS - Credit: Archant

Firefighters have tackled a blaze in the grounds of Stowmarket High School.

A fire has broken out in a pile of rubbish on the grounds of Stowmarket High School. Picture: RUSSEL

A fire has broken out in a pile of rubbish on the grounds of Stowmarket High School. Picture: RUSSELL ULLYETT - Credit: Archant

Two crews attended the scene after witnesses reported seeing smoke billowing from land close to the school building in Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket.

The fire service was called to the school shortly before 5.20pm today after receiving reports of the fire.

They arrived to find that a large pile of rubbish, which is separate from the school building, was alight.

The incident lasted for just under an hour and firefighters used jet hoses to tackle the blaze.

The fire started in a pile of rubbish on the school grounds shortly before 5.20pm. Picture: ROLAND E

The fire started in a pile of rubbish on the school grounds shortly before 5.20pm. Picture: ROLAND EVANS - Credit: Archant


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The police were also been made aware of the fire.

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