Firefighters, police and the ambulance service were sent to the scene of a house fire in Ipswich this morning. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to an address in Huckleberry Crescent at around 8.50am.

Three engines - two from Ipswich East and one from Princes Street - were called to the scene, where they discovered that part of the ground floor of a two-story house was ablaze. 

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A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said that the crews wore breathing apparatus and used hose-reel jets to extinguish the blaze. 

The crews acted quickly and had stopped the blaze by around 9.10am, with crews confirming that the scene had been made safe at 10.30am, nearly two hours after the service had first been called.

"All persons are accounted for," said the spokesman for the fire and rescue service. 

The East of England Ambulance Service has been contacted for further information.