Two treated for smoke inhalation after blaze at Ipswich chip shop

The crews were called to Ballingdon Hill near Sudbury just before 9am. File photo

Crews were called to a fire at a fish and chip shop in Ipswich during the early hours of this morning - Credit: Archant

Two people have been taken to hospital after firefighters tackled a blaze at a fish and chip shop in Ipswich. 

Emergency services were called to the blaze at the premises in Felixstowe Road just before 2am today, Friday, February 25. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews were called to a fire at the chip shop and two vehicles attended. 

"Two people were left in the care of the ambulance service after suffering smoke inhalation as a result of the fire.

"Crews extinguished the fire and made the scene safe just before 3.20am."

They added that once the scene was made safe the shop was handed back to the owner and safety advice was given. 

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said two ambulances and a senior paramedic were called to the blaze. 

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He added: "An adult man and an adult woman were transported to Ipswich Hospital to be treated for mild smoke inhalation.” 

It has not yet been confirmed which fish and chip shop was affected by the fire. 

Appliances from Ipswich East and Princes Street were called to the blaze.