Norfolk firefighters called to help combat fire at Suffolk business

Scene of fire at Bramfield Meats in Suffolk. PIC: Mark Hardingham on Twitter.

Scene of fire at Bramfield Meats in Suffolk. PIC: Mark Hardingham on Twitter. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters from Norfolk are helping to tackle a large blaze at a meat wholesalers in Suffolk today.

Scene of fire at Bramfield Meats in Suffolk. PIC: Mark Hardingham on Twitter.

Scene of fire at Bramfield Meats in Suffolk. PIC: Mark Hardingham on Twitter. - Credit: Archant

More than 50 firefighters are at the scene at Bramfield Meats in Low Road, Bramfield, near Halesworth after being called to reports of a fire there shortly before 4am today.

On Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service's incident page, it reports: 'Crews are currently dealing with a fire in a building consisting of shop and industrial unit which is fully involved in fire, building measures 25m by 20m, four jets in use.

'Firefighters have surrounded the fire and are working to prevent further spread to neighbouring properties.'

Police have closed Low Road while the fire service works at the scene. The A144 is still open.


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In total 13 pumps have attended the fire: one each from Halesworth, Leiston, Saxmundham, Southwold, Bungay, Great Yarmouth, Wrentham, Stradbroke, Lowestoft South, and two each from Beccles and Hethersett. Two water tankers are also in use.

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