Firefighters rush to reports of ‘thick black smoke’ in Rushmere St Andrew

Crews from Suffolk are at the scene.

Crews from Suffolk are at the scene. - Credit: Archant

Two fire engines are currently at the scene of a fire in Rushmere St Andrew.

Crews from Ipswich East and Princes Street were called to reports of a blaze in The Street at around 6pm today.

They were sent to an address which is close to the road’s junction with Playford Road.

Witnesses reported seeing thick black smoke in the area shortly after firefighters arrived.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue service is expected to provide an update on the situation with more specific details within the next few minutes.

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