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Firefighters tackle Tivetshall roasting drum fire for nearly an hour

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A massive fire inside a 20-foot roasting drum in Tivetshall St Margaret took 45 minutes to extinguish in the early hours of Monday morning.

Appliances from Diss, Harleston, Long Stratton arrived at a maltings on Moulton Road shortly before 4.30am and firefighters in breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to take care of the fire.

The fire service then spent another hour checking for hot spots within the drum using an aerial ladder platform before the scene was declared safe.

 

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