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Dramatic photos of car fire in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 08:24 10 January 2017 | UPDATED: 13:31 10 January 2017

The scene of a car fire in Saturn Road in Ipswich. Photo by KJ Spear

The scene of a car fire in Saturn Road in Ipswich. Photo by KJ Spear

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These dramatic pictures were taken early this morning of a car fire in Ipswich.

The scene of a car fire in Saturn Road in Ipswich. Photo by KJ SpearThe scene of a car fire in Saturn Road in Ipswich. Photo by KJ Spear

Emergency services were called at around 5.50am today, Tuesday January 10, to the blaze in a visitors car park in Saturn Road close to houses and flats.

A fire crew from Prince’s Street in Ipswich attended the scene along with police officers.

A police spokeswoman said: “We were called at around 5.50 this morning to reports there was a car on fire in a car park.

“We are still working on establishing the cause of the fire.”

Fire crews tackled a car fire in Saturn Road in Ipswich. Photo by KJ SpearFire crews tackled a car fire in Saturn Road in Ipswich. Photo by KJ Spear

Firefighters put out the blaze and gave the all clear at around 6.25am.

The car, a Renault Clio, was completely burned out.

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