Fire in Woodbridge brings ‘chaos’ to Thoroughfare

M&Co in Woodbridge Thoroughfare, where a fire was reported. Picture: KATY SANDALLS

M&Co in Woodbridge Thoroughfare, where a fire was reported. Picture: KATY SANDALLS - Credit: Archant

A fire in a busy Suffolk high street is said to have caused “chaotic” scenes – though the blaze has been quickly dealt with.

M&Co in Woodbridge Thoroughfare, where a fire was reported. Picture: KATY SANDALLS

M&Co in Woodbridge Thoroughfare, where a fire was reported. Picture: KATY SANDALLS - Credit: Archant

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was called to a fire in Woodbridge, Thoroughfare, at around 4.35pm.

One man, who had parked up in the street, said the blaze was in M&Co, the clothing store.

“There are firemen everywhere,” he added.

“There are people reversing up the road and coming smashing out at the junction.


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“It’s chaos.”

SFRS’s incident log shows crews from Ipswich East and Woodbridge were in attendance and had dealt with the fire by 5.05pm.

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A reporter for this newspaper attended the scene and by 5.30pm there were no signs of disruption or major damage to any buildings.

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