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Fire destroys workshop on farm in Rattlesden's Woolpit Road



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A fire has ripped through a car body workshop in a Suffolk village this afternoon.

Emergency services were sent to the scene of the fire on Woolpit Road in Rattlesden at about 12.12pm.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said it is not believed anyone has been injured in the blaze at the workshop on Francis Farm.

Workshop fire in Rattlesden. Picture: Allen Blasdell
Workshop fire in Rattlesden. Picture: Allen Blasdell
Workshop fire in Rattlesden. Picture: Allen Blasdell
Workshop fire in Rattlesden. Picture: Allen Blasdell

The spokesman added it was now under control, but units were still at the scene at about 2.20pm.

Fire crews started leaving the area at about 5.24pm.

Photos and video from resident Allen Blasdell show the extent of the fire, which has destroyed the workshop.

Video shows flames ripping through farm building

Six crews from Stowmarket, Bury St Edmunds. Needham Market, Sudbury and Ixworth were called to the fire.