Fire drama at major factory

FIRE crews from across the north Suffolk were called to the Birds Eye factory in Lowestoft today.

FIRE crews from across the north Suffolk were called to the Birds Eye factory in Lowestoft today.

Fire engines from Beccles, Lowestoft, Bungay and Yarmouth were called to the factory, on Whapload Road, at about 1pm after part of the roof of one of the buildings caught fire.

Part of the roof ducting had to be removed.

All of the staff were evacuated safely and the fire was put out by about 3pm.