Benhall fire tackled by six teams from Suffolk overnight
More than 20 firefighters were sent to a blaze at a block of flats in Benhall near Saxmundham overnight.
Teams from Aldeburgh, Saxmundham, Ipswich East, Orford were sent to a three storey block of flats in Park Road at 3.29am today to reports a fire had started in a fuse box.
Firefighters used thermal imaging cameras, hose reel jets and ventilation equipment in an attempt to stop the fire from spreading.
A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were called to this at about 3.30am, it was a house fire.
“At the moment it looks like it started in a fuse box but spread to the rest of the building over two storeys.
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“It doesn’t say anything about anyone being injured and no ambulances were called but police were.”
The fire was out by 5.36am, the spokesman added.
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Both police and fire bosses are investigating the cause of the blaze.