Fire in roasting drum at maltings site

PUBLISHED: 08:46 11 August 2014 | UPDATED: 08:46 11 August 2014

Fire crews attended the maltings site.

Fire crews attended the maltings site.


Fire crews were called to a maltings site in the early hours of this morning.

A 20ft high roasting drum was on fire at Simpsons Malt in Tivetshall St Margaret at around 4am.

Firefighters from Long Stratton, Harleston, Diss and Earlham used hose reel jets supplied from a hydrant to extinguish the fire.

The aerial ladder platform from Earlham was used to check for hot spots.

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