Fire drama at Stowmarket store

FIREFIGHTERS have put out a fire in a Stowmarket shop today.The small blaze broke out in the electrical heating system behind some panels in Woolworths in Market Place.

FIREFIGHTERS have put out a fire in a Stowmarket shop today.

The small blaze broke out in the electrical heating system behind some panels in Woolworths in Market Place just before 8.30am today.

Firefighters from Stowmarket and Needham Market brought the fire under control by around 9.20am and then carried out an investigation into the cause of the fire, though there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Daniel Himsworth, spokesman for Woolworths said that there were no flames but a worker discovered smoke when she arrived at the building at around 8.30am.

He said the store was not open at the time and there were very few staff inside. He added that the store is open and is trading as normal.