Fire in roasting drum at maltings site

Fire crews attended the maltings site. Fire crews attended the maltings site.

Monday, August 11, 2014
8:46 AM

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

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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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