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Cats saved from kitchen fire

PUBLISHED: 08:49 01 March 2020 | UPDATED: 09:07 01 March 2020

Six crews attended the fire in the kitchen of a thatched cottage in Ixworth   Picture: Suffolk Fire Service

Six crews attended the fire in the kitchen of a thatched cottage in Ixworth Picture: Suffolk Fire Service

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Two cats were rescued by firefighters attending a kitchen fire in a thatched cottage.

Six appliances were sent to the property in Nethergate Street at Hopton, near Garboldisham, in the early hours of today.

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Crews from Norfolk and Suffolk attended the blaze. The alarm was raised at 3.30am and the fire took just over an hour to deal with.

The Ixworth station later tweeted: "Ixworth mobilised to kitchen fire in a thatched property along with two appliances from Diss and also one from Bury St Edmunds.

"All occupants safe and well along with two cats rescued."

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