Dampening down after blaze

VIDEO FIREFIGHTERS are set to spend several hours dampening down after a blaze broke out in a landfill site on the B1113 at Great Blakenham.

FIREFIGHTERS are set to spend several hours dampening down after a blaze broke out in a landfill site on the B1113 at Great Blakenham.

The fire started at around 11am and it took fire crews around two hours to extinguish the flames.

The fire, at Mason's Landfill Site, is thought to have been started by a piece of machinery in a shed.

The blaze quickly spread in the paper recycling warehouse.

It has also caught on to the offices of the site and was described by a spokeswoman for the Suffolk Fire Service as “being fought offensively”.

Four people were treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics at the scene and around 30 employees had to be evacuated.

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