Serious fire breaks out at home in Ipswich residential street
- Credit: Janice Stammers
An Ipswich residential street was closed after a serious fire broke out at a home.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service was called to an address in Kitchener Road, off Norwich Road, at about 10.30pm on Sunday.
Engines from Ipswich East, Princes Street, Woodbridge, Holbrook, Debenham, Needham Market, Haverhill, Stowmarket, Hadleigh and Nayland fire stations were called to the scene.
Police, the ambulance service and UK Power Networks engineers were also dispatched.
A stop was called by the fire service more than three hours later at 1.39am on Monday.
Posting on Twitter shortly before 2am on Monday, the fire service said the road would remain shut "for some time".
A police cordon was put in place in Kitchener Road while firefighters tackled the blaze.
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However, the cordon was lifted several hours later.
The extent of any injuries from the fire is not known at this time.