Person taken to hospital with after barn collapses near Debenham

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a collapsed barn in Stonham Aspal, near Debenham 

Emergency services have been called to a collapsed barn in Stonham Aspal, near Debenham - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

One person was hurt as a barn collapsed in mid Suffolk while Storm Eunice battered the county.

Fire crews were called to reports a barn had collapsed near Debenham Road in Stonham Aspal just after 11.30am.

An ambulance, as well as an air ambulance response car and a Hazardous Area Response Team, was sent to the scene just after noon.

A spokesman for the fire service said the building had collapsed part way through being dismantled, trapping one person.

Firefighters freed the person from the wreckage and left them in the care of the ambulance service.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said the person was then taken to Ipswich Hospital.

The patient, a young woman, suffered two spinal fractures and a fractured shoulder.

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The fire service spokesman added it was not known if the barn's collapse was related to the storm.