Three fire engines called to Ipswich flat fire

Three fire engines in blackfriars court, foundation street, Ipswich, Suffolk

Three fire engines responded to a call to Blackfriars court in Foundation Street - Credit: Jess Coppins

Three fire engines attended a flat fire in Foundation Street on October 16. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called out at 3.53pm following reports of a fire in a two storey building. 

A ground floor flat in Blackfriars Court, Foundation Street, Ipswich, had caught fire said a fire service spokesman.

Ground floor flat fire Blackfriars close, ipswich, suffolk

A ground floor flat caught alight in Blackfriars Close - Credit: Jessica Coppings

The fire was extinguished using one hose reel.

Firefighters wore full breathing apparatus with crews from Ipswich East and Princes Street stations sent to the scene. 

Fire engine on foundation street, ipswich, suffolk

The fire department used a single hose to quell the flames - Credit: Jess Coppings

The fire brigade left the scene at 4.20pm.

There were no casualties, said the spokesman, and all residents are accounted for.

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Police were on scene controlling access to foundation street. 

Suffolk police controlling access to foundation street

Police were controlling access to Foundation Street - Credit: Tim Bradford

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