Two people taken to hospital after house engulfed in fire in Lakenheath

Firefighters have removed the roof of a bungalow in Lakenheath after a fire this morning

Firefighters have removed the roof of a bungalow in Lakenheath after a fire this morning - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

Two people have been taken to hospital following a house fire in Lakenheath - with crews acting quickly to put out the blaze.

Four fire crews were sent scene of the fire off Station Road, in Lakenheath after being called at around 7.15am today, Friday, September 3. 

It is understood that everyone made it out of the property, with two casualties being taken to hospital. 

The extent of their injuries is not yet known.

Station manager Dale Nunn said: "We were called this morning just before 7.15am to a well developed fire at a detached single storey bungalow. 

"No one was in the property at the time but two people have been conveyed to hospital and are being looked at at the moment.

It is not sure what caused the fire at the this time

It is not sure what caused the fire at the this time - Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

"There is still an appliance here at the moment to carry out some hot spotting.

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"We are not sure of the cause at the moment but an investigation will be carried out."

Three main water jets were used to tackle the fire which has affected the whole building. 

A stop call was made just before 9.20am. 

Crews from Norfolk and Suffolk were called, with fire engines from as far afield as Methwold and Thetford tackling the blaze.

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