Fire in machinery at Muntons in Stowmarket

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A fire broke out in machinery at Muntons malt in Stowmarket early this morning.

Firefighters from Stowmarket, Needham Market, Elmswell, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich were sent to the fire in Needham Road at 4.37am.

A site engineer had already isolated the plant. The fire was confined to grain storage and process machinery on ground and second floor.

The building was ventilated and crews removed the contents of the machinery.

Crews were finished at the site at around 6.30am.