Suffolk: Fire crews tackle early morning blazes

Firefighters were called to a number of blazes during the early hours of this morning.

Two people were given oxygen therapy following a house fire in High Street, Brandon at 12.16am.

Four fire engines attended the incident and spent over two hours tackling the blaze at the two storey property.

Meanwhile, crews were called to tackle a blaze at two derelict houses at a bacon factory site in Elmswell.

Two fire engines attended the incident at the Harris Bacon Factory in Blackbourne Road at 2.18am.


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On arrival crews found that two derelict houses measuring 25 metres by ten metres were completely ablaze.

Crews used a turntable ladder to fight the flames and the blaze was extinguished at 3am.

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Two fire engines were called to tackle a car fire in Airfield Road, Bury St Edmunds at 8.33am.

The fire was put out at 8.57am.

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