Huge fire tears through farmhouse

PUBLISHED: 22:33 06 August 2019 | UPDATED: 10:04 07 August 2019

A house is well alight at a farm in Gislingham Road, Finningham Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A house is well alight at a farm in Gislingham Road, Finningham Picture: GOOGLE MAPS


More than a dozen fire crews were called to a blaze at a farm just north of Stowmarket.

The fire service was called shortly after 9pm this evening with reports of a house fire in Gislingham Road, Finningham.

MORE: Dramatic pictures from the scene of the fire

A total of 15 crews from across the region, including two from Norfolk, were called to the scene. There were 13 still in attendance as of 11pm.

The blaze is thought to have gone through the roof and spread throughout the house, which was well-alight.

The property is described as 8m by 20m, and made of wood.

A spokeswoman for the fire service said there is no indication anybody was hurt in the blaze.

Police were made aware of the incident but did not attend. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

The blaze also caused disruption on local roads, with motorists advised to avoid the area.

A stop was called on the incident just after 11pm this evening.

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