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30 tonnes of grain involved in silo fire near Beccles




Fire crews from all over Suffolk were called to Beccles last night, when a silo containing 30 tonnes of grain caught fire.

The fire, on Benacre Road, Ellough, began in the dryer of a grain silo containing 30 tonnes of grain.

Crews from Ipswich, Woodbridge, Leiston, Wrentham, Beccles and Lowestoft arrived at the scene at 7.37pm.

The fire began in the dryer of the grain silo.
The fire began in the dryer of the grain silo.

They worked for over four hours to extinguish the fire and move the grain.

By 11.54pm, firefighters left the scene, returning at 8am this morning to carry out safety checks.

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