Crew tackles straw blaze

A BLAZE which engulfed more than 100 tonnes of straw was tackled by firefighters in Suffolk.

A BLAZE which engulfed more than 100 tonnes of straw was tackled by firefighters in Suffolk.

The fire took place at a farm in Mount Road, Thurston, at around 9.30pm yesterday.

A fire crew from Bury St Edmunds spent most of the night battling the flames, eventually leaving the farm at 8am today.

A fire service spokesman said there was nothing suspicious about the blaze.

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