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Ipswich: Crews called to building fire

12:20 28 November 2012

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FIRE crews were called to a building fire at Bolton Aerospace in New Way, Ipswich this morning.

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At 9.47am, two crews from Princes Street Fire Station were mobilised to Bolton Aerospace and upon arrival crews requested assistance from a further two crews. Additional resources were mobilised from Princes Street and Ipswich East Fire Stations along with a command unit and support appliance from Woodbridge.

The fire was located in a heater for a hydraulic press in the single storey building which measured 200x30 metres.

Crews isolated the power and got to work using two sets of breathing apparatus and a hose reel.

The incident was under control by 10.43am, after the fire was extinguished and the surrounding area was checked by crews using a thermal imaging camera.

All crews had returned to their stations by 11.08am.

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