Road in Ipswich closed after fire breaks out at home

Police cars at the scene of the fire in Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich

Police cars at the scene of the fire in Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich - Credit: Archant

A road on the Chantry estate in Ipswich was sealed off after a fire broke out at a home.

Police and the fire service were called to a property in Hawthorn Drive, near the junction with Bridgwater Road, shortly before 1pm today.

Drivers were not able to pass through, with officers diverting cars away from the scene.

Two fire engines were seen parked outside the home on the Chantry estate

Two fire engines were seen parked outside the home on the Chantry estate - Credit: Archant

Two fire engines from Ipswich East and Princes Street stations were dispatched to the incident.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman confirmed firefighters tackled a blaze that broke out at the property.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

A stop was called by the fire service shortly after 2pm.