max temp: 12°C

min temp: 8°C


Ipswich: Firefighters called following reports of blaze in town house

17:34 02 July 2014

Fire crews were called to the lorry blaze in Felixstowe

Fire crews were called to the lorry blaze in Felixstowe


Firefighters were called following reports of smoke billowing from the loft of a house in Ipswich this afternoon.

The incident happened in Parade Road and the alarm was raised at 1pm. There were initially reports that people were inside the property, but when fire crews arrived, everyone had been accounted for.

A spokesman for the fire service said there was a fire in the kitchen but this had been quickly extinguished.

The house and nearby properties were ventilated by the firefighters after the blaze was extinguished.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ipswich Star visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ipswich Star staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ipswich Star account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

An anonymous donor has handed £20,000 to a Suffolk charity helping disabled youngsters and families affected by cancer in what was labelled “an overwhelming act of kindness”.

Hopes of saving a supported housing scheme for vulnerable young people in Ipswich are still alive as bosses delay making a final decision on its future.

Work to rebuild the Princes Street/Queen Street area in Ipswich town centre is now centred on Giles’ Circus – but county chiefs have promised this will be clear by the time the Christmas lights go on next month.

More than three million day visitors to Ipswich helped to swell tourism business coffers by £250m last year, according to new statistics.

Councillors in Ipswich are set to find out how successful speed restrictions on the Orwell Bridge have been on Thursday, when the Highways Agency will present its findings.

This week, our iwitness theme was water - a broad topic that was open to interpretation.

It’s nearly Halloween and there is a variety of events across Suffolk this half term to keep your little monsters entertained no matter what their age.

A registered nurse is launching a community interest company to support people with Down’s syndrome and similar conditions after the experiences her son.

It is almost time to grab the best pumpkin carving tool you can find and get to work on your big orange gourd in time for Halloween.

Education bosses in Suffolk have welcomed latest figures which mark the county’s highest school attendance record in the last decade.

Most read

Most commented


Show Job Lists

Topic pages


Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24