Firefighters battle heath blaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Rushmere Heath today after a blaze broke out in undergrowth.A crew from Colchester Road fire station were called to Heath Road shortly before 3.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Rushmere Heath after a blaze broke out in undergrowth.

A crew from Colchester Road fire station were called to Heath Road shortly before 3.30pm yesterday.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said 100sqm of heath had been alight.

Beaters and one hose reel were used to bring the fire under control shortly before 3.50pm.

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