Fire crews called to help extract patient from ship at Felixstowe port

Suffolk Fire and Rescue fire engine. File photo

Fire crews were called to Felixstowe Dock on Friday night - Credit: Archant

Fire crews were called to the Port of Felixstowe on Friday night to help ambulance crews remove a patient from a ship. 

Residents reported seeing a large emergency service presence in the area shortly before 8pm. 

Suffolk Fire and Rescue sent three appliances down to the scene from Ipswich East and Felixstowe. 

A spokesman for the fire service said that crews were helping the ambulance service remove a patient from a boat in the docks for further medical treatment. 

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