Fire in grain silo

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Stowmarket after a blaze broke out in the grain silo of a malt factory.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Stowmarket after a blaze broke out in the grain silo of a malt factory.

Two crews spent one-and-a-half hours tackling the blaze at Muntons Plc., Cedars Maltings, Needham Road.

After receiving a call at around 6pm yesterday they wore breathing apparatus and used two hose reels and a CO2 extinguisher to put out the fire around 7.30pm.

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