Chimney fire breaks out at thatched cottage

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a chimney fire in Bradfield St Clare Picture: GO

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a chimney fire in Bradfield St Clare Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Firefighters battled a blaze at a thatched home in the Suffolk village of Bradfield St Clare this afternoon.

Two fire engines, from Bury St Edmunds, were called to a property in St Clare Hall Road at 3.16pm.

A fire service spokeswoman said the property affected is thatched, but added that the fire was contained to the chimney and showed little sign of spreading.

A stop was called on the incident as of 4.16pm.

Two fire crews dealt with the fire, and there were no reported injuries.


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The extent of the damage to the chimney and property is not clear at this time.

The spokeswoman said there was a lot of smoke in the area but no injuries have been reported.

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