Derelict houses on fire

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in two derelict houses at a former factory site in the early hours of this morning.

Fire engines from Elmswell and Ixworth attended the incident at the former Harris Bacon Factory site, in Blackbourne Road, Elmswell, at about 2.20am this morning to find two semi-detached derelict houses well alight.

Crews requested further assistance from the Ipswich headquarters. The fire was extinguished by 5am.