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Crane used to rescue casualty on Ipswich Waterfront

PUBLISHED: 12:24 20 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:18 20 September 2018

Fire service cordon off area on Ipswich Waterfront Picture: ARCHANT

Fire service cordon off area on Ipswich Waterfront Picture: ARCHANT

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Three fire crews and an air ambulance attended a high-rise building in Ipswich after a person was taken ill in a fifth floor flat.

The fire cordon in place on the quayside Picture: ARCHANTThe fire cordon in place on the quayside Picture: ARCHANT

The emergency services were called to a block of flats on Fore Street at 10.15am today following reports of a medical emergency.

Firefighters cordoned off a stretch of the Ipswich Waterfront while an air ambulance touched down nearby.

Fire engines are at the scene Picture: ARCHANTFire engines are at the scene Picture: ARCHANT

The fire service confirmed that the casualty had suffered a cardiac arrest and was left in the care of paramedics. Their condition is unknown at this time.

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