The emergency services were called into action on Saturday to tackle a house fire at a property in Ipswich.

Police, fire and ambulance crews were sent to the incident in Hampton Road, between Bramford Lane and Bramford Road, at just after 8.30pm on February 24. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent five crews - two from Ipswich East, two from Princes Street and one from Needham Market.

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They were first called at 8.36pm to the fire, which broke out on the ground floor, and they left the scene two hours later at 10.37pm. 

A witness said that people living in neighbouring properties also had to evacuate and move their cars. 

Suffolk Police attended to keep the area safe and to close roads while the incident was ongoing. 

One woman was taken into the care of the ambulance service due to a chest injury.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 8.40pm on Saturday with reports of a house fire in Hampton Road in Ipswich.

“Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer vehicle were sent to the scene.

"One patient, an adult female, was transported to Ipswich Hospital for further treatment.”