Ipswich Coroner’s Court evacuated after fire breaks out on site
PUBLISHED: 12:07 11 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:10 11 March 2019
The coroner’s court in Ipswich was evacuated this morning while crews tackled an electrical fire in an air conditioning unit.
Firefighters were called shortly after 10.15am with reports of a “smell of smoke” at Ipswich Coroner’s Court at Beacon House in Whitehouse Road.
A spokeswoman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the court was evacuated while firefighters located and extinguished a blaze in an air conditioning unit.
Two fire crews were called to the scene, one each from Ipswich East and Princes Street.
All those evacuated have now been led back inside.