Pumps called to blazing heath

SIX fire crews were called to a heath fire today in Ipswich.Shortly after 5pm, firefighters tackled the blaze on a patch of gorse, 150m by 150m, which was well alight off Foxhall Road.

SIX fire crews were called to a heath fire today in Ipswich.

Shortly after 5pm, firefighters tackled the blaze on a patch of gorse, 150m by 150m, which was well alight off Foxhall Road.

Three appliances from Colchester Road and three from Princes Street attended the blaze, as well as a water bowser.

The fire was brought under control by 6.20pm.