Forklift catches alight at Port of Felixstowe

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Firefighters have put out a forklift that was well alight

Firefighters have put out a forklift that was "well alight" at the Port of Felixstowe.

Crews were called to the vehicle fire just before 5.20pm this evening in Sub Station Road at the port. 

A spokesman for the fire service said: "The forklift was well alight upon arrival."

The crews acted quickly to stop the fire from spreading further and a stop call was made at 5.55pm. 

Appliances from Felixstowe and Felixstowe Dock were sent to the incident. 


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There has been no reports of any injuries. 

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