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Fire crews battle large blaze in Mildenhall Woods off Brandon Road





Several fire crews have battled a large blaze in a Suffolk town’s forest this morning.

Appliances were called at 7.51am today to about six hectares of Mildenhall Woods, off Brandon Road, which was well alight.

A spokesperson for Mildenhall Fire Station said the fire was under control and crews were damping down the area.

Crews from Mildenhall and Newmarket attended a blaze in Mildenhall Woods this morning. Picture: Mildenhall Fire Station
Crews from Mildenhall and Newmarket attended a blaze in Mildenhall Woods this morning. Picture: Mildenhall Fire Station
About six hectares were well alight. Picture: Mildenhall Fire Station
About six hectares were well alight. Picture: Mildenhall Fire Station
Engines were called at 7.51am today. Picture: Mildenhall Fire Station
Engines were called at 7.51am today. Picture: Mildenhall Fire Station

One engine from Mildenhall and two engines from Newmarket attended the incident.

Firefighters stood down at 10.44am.