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Fire crews tackle huge barn blaze overnight

PUBLISHED: 13:27 02 June 2020 | UPDATED: 13:27 02 June 2020

The fire happened at a barn in East End Road Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

The fire happened at a barn in East End Road Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

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Twelve fire crews were called to a barn in Stonham Aspal as firefighters spent several hours tackling the blaze overnight.

Suffolk fire crews were called to a waste centre in Cambridge (file photo) Picture: ARCHANTSuffolk fire crews were called to a waste centre in Cambridge (file photo) Picture: ARCHANT

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to a farm in East End Road just after midnight after receiving reports of a fire.

Crews from Woodbridge, Framlingham, Leiston, Stradbroke, Eye, Debenham, Needham Market, Stowmarket, Haverhill and Elmswell were called to the scene.

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Firefighters arrived to discover the wooden barn, measuring about 8m by 20m, was 50% alight and accessed an open water source to assist in their efforts.

Firefighters from across Suffolk tackled the blaze at a barn in Stonham Aspal Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDFirefighters from across Suffolk tackled the blaze at a barn in Stonham Aspal Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

A stop was called shortly before 2.30am but a fire presence remained on the scene until past 6am.

There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

A fire service spokesman confirmed an investigation will be launched this morning to determine the cause of the fire.

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