Dozens of crews tackle major fire in Suffolk

Credit: Terry Tooze

More than 50 firefighters have been tackling a major fire near Halesworth in Suffolk.

Crews from across Suffolk and Norfolk were called to the blaze at 10.30pm on Friday 8 December to discover that fire had broken out in a commercial building at Bridge Farm in Chediston.

Credit: Terry Tooze

The blaze then spread to a neighbouring thatched property. Police had to close a nearby road as the outbuilding collapsed into the road. No-one was hurt.

It took crew more than seven hours to bring the blaze under control.