Leisure centre closed after fire

MID Suffolk Leisure Centre, in Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, is closed today after a fire.All the electrical systems are down while work is undertaken to repair damage caused by an electrical fire.

MID Suffolk Leisure Centre, in Gainsborough Road, Stowmarket, is closed today after a fire.

All the electrical systems are down while work is undertaken to repair damage caused by an electrical fire.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk fire service said crews from Needham Market and Stowmarket were called to the centre shortly after 7am.

A small fire had broken out in the plant room.

The spokeswoman said two breathing apparatus and a water fog were used. The fire was declared under control at 7.45am.

The management and staff at the leisure centre offer their apologies to disappointed customers, hoping to use the comprehensive facilities.

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Work will carry on around the clock to ensure the earliest possible return to full operations.

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