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Bury St Edmunds firefighters battle Great Barton blaze engulfing 35 tonnes of straw, logs, tree trunks and cylinder




Firefighters battled a blaze involving 35 tonnes of straw and logs, tree trunks and a cylinder.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was alerted at 12.11pm to the incident near Thurston Road, in Great Barton .

A spokesman said the fire, on a large concrete pad, involved about 35 tonnes of straw and cut logs, eight large tree trunks and a cylinder.

Fire service. Stock image
Fire service. Stock image

Two fire engines from Bury St Edmunds attended.

A spokesman added: "Crews used two hose reels to tackle the fire and to cool the cylinder down and also chromes to make breaks in the straw."

They also used a thermal imaging camera to check the cylinder.

The fire was dealt with by 3.34pm.

The cause was accidental.

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