Six acres of heath and woodland catch fire in Kesgrave
PUBLISHED: 16:25 22 April 2018 | UPDATED: 20:56 22 April 2018
Firefighters were called to tackle a large fire in an open space in Suffolk today.
Six acres of woodland and heathland caught alight near Bell Lane in Kesgrave around 2.15pm.
Four fire crews – one each from Ipswich East, Leiston, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich Princes Street – attended.
A brigade spokeswoman said the area was “well alight”.
No-one was injured as a result of the blaze, the spokeswoman added.
The fire was brought under control by 3.45pm.
The fire service spokeswoman said the cause of the blaze was unknown at this stage.
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