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Fire crews called to blaze in derelict building at Brantham

PUBLISHED: 23:18 14 December 2017 | UPDATED: 23:18 14 December 2017

Two engines attended the fire in Wivenhoe.  PICTURE: Stock Image

Two engines attended the fire in Wivenhoe. PICTURE: Stock Image


Firefighters were called to a blaze at a derelict building in Brantham this evening.

Six fire crews – from Princes Street, Holbrook, and two each from Manningtree and Ipswich East – attended the fire at Factory Lane around 7.10pm.

Crews managed to get the ground floor blaze under control just before 9pm.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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