A huge emergency service presence has been spotted in Ipswich this afternoon. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called to a fire at Cumberland Towers in Norwich Road at 4.10pm on Monday.

Twelve engines attended the scene from Ipswich East, Woodbridge, Princes Street, Felixstowe, Needham Market, Stowmarket, Hadleigh and Haverhill fire stations.

A witness at the scene said the blaze was caused by a bin fire. 

Photographs and videos from the scene show the East of England Ambulance Service was also in attendance. 

A stop time for the fire crews was called just after 5pm.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has been contacted for more information.