Crews tackle Ipswich fires

Firefighters were called to Birkfield Drive, Ipswich, at around 8.50pm tonight after a wheelie bin, rubbish and fence panels caught alight.

Firefighters have been called to two separate fires in Ipswich overnight.

The first happened around 8.50pm in Birkfield Drive when a wheelie bin, rubbish and fence panels caught alight.

A crew from Princes Street attended and used one hose reel to put out the flames by 9.20pm.

At 11.20pm another crew from the station was called to Marlow Road and found two tons of grass clippings alight.

They used a water back pack to put out the fire by 11.45pm.