Ipswich: House fire under investigation by police after early morning incident in Chaucer Road

Fire crews from Brightlingsea and Clacton attended the scene

Fire crews from Brightlingsea and Clacton attended the scene - Credit: Archant

The police have been called in to investigate a suspicious fire overnight in Ipswich.

Fire crews were called to a house fire in Chaucer Road around 3am.

Two appliances from Princes Street and one from Ipswich East were sent, with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hosereel and a covering jet to put out the blaze.

The situation was under control by 4.01am with police now investigating the events surrounding it.