Firefighters tackle house blaze caused by wood burner

Fire crews at the scene of a house fire in Yaxley, near Eye. Picture: Simon Parkin

Fire crews at the scene of a house fire in Yaxley, near Eye. Picture: Simon Parkin - Credit: Simon Parkin

Firefighters from Norfolk and Suffolk were called to a house fire caused by a wood burner.

Fire crews at the scene of a house fire in Yaxley, near Eye. Picture: Simon Parkin

Fire crews at the scene of a house fire in Yaxley, near Eye. Picture: Simon Parkin - Credit: Simon Parkin

Emergency services were alerted at 10.08am on Tuesday (March 12) to a fire at a property in Old Ipswich Road in the village of Yaxley, near Eye.

A blaze from a wood burner on the ground floor of the two-story house had caused the property to become smoke logged.

Fire crews from Diss and Harleston in Norfolk and Stradbroke in Suffolk were called in to deal with the fire and used breathing apparatus to enter the house.

Fire crews from Norfolk and Suffolk were callede to a house fire in Yaxley. Picture: Phil King

Fire crews from Norfolk and Suffolk were callede to a house fire in Yaxley. Picture: Phil King - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto