Fire in business park contained

FIRE fighters have contained a fire which started in a business park in Haughley.

FIRE fighters have contained a fire which started in a business park in Haughley.

Crews from Stowmarket and Elmswell were called to the fire at 6:48am, after reports of a blaze the New Street business park.

On arriving on scene, crews discovered a fire involving sandwich panels on the ground floor of the building - it is believed that the blaze stemmed from a wall mounted fan heater.

Firefighters then worked to contain the fire to its area of origin by using hose reels, breathing apparatus and a thermal imaging camera.

Surrounding sandwich panels were also removed to check that the fire had not spread further.

At 7:36am further assistance was requested and appliances were sent from Ixworth and Needham Market.

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The fire was contained by 9:23am.

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