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Tolly Cobbold fire spread over six floors having a ‘significant impact’

PUBLISHED: 12:10 24 February 2020 | UPDATED: 13:57 24 February 2020

A fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Fire crews have finally left the scene of a fire at the former Tolly Cobbold brewery in Ipswich.

A fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Firefighters were called to the scene at 4.35pm on Sunday February 23 and finally left at 7.14am.

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Firecrews remained at the scene overnight to monitor hot spots of heat which posed a continued fire risk,. However, they have been resolved.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that a structural engineer will be going on to the site today to complete an assessment.

A fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The spokesperson said the fire had eventually spread to all floors above ground level, leaving six floors in all affected by the blaze which had had a "significant impact" on the building.

WATCH: Aerial footage shows impact of fire

A fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA fire has torn through the Tolly Cobbold Brewery in Ipswich Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


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