White Hart in Blythburgh becomes second Suffolk pub to suffer chimney fire this week

The White Hart in Blythburgh

The White Hart in Blythburgh - Credit: Archant

A chimney fire broke out at a Suffolk pub this afternoon - just two days after firefighters tackled another blaze at another of the county's inns.

The White Hart Innn in Blythburgh, near Southwold, suffered a small fire this afternoon but remains open for business.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a fire in London Road in the village at around 3.40pm with crews from Southwold and Halesworth sent to tackle it.

A member of staff at the White Hart, a 16th Century inn overlooking the Blyth estuary, said a minor chimney fire had been quickly dealt with.

It comes just two days after another Adnams pub, The Cherry Tree Inn in Woodbridge, suffered a small chimney fire.

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Crews spent around 90 minutes tackling the fire on Thursday morning and by lunchtime the pub was serving customers once again.

The fire service received reports blaze in Europa Way, Ipswich, shortly after the incident Blythburgh, which was dealt with in around 20 minutes.

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