Suspicious fire at Ipswich building

Fire damaged property in Clarkson Street, Ipswich

Fire damaged property in Clarkson Street, Ipswich

Four fire crews tackled a blaze in Ipswich this morning.

Firefighters were called to Clarkson Street at 6.40am to the building after reports of smoke coming from the roof.

Two crews from Princes Street fire station, along with an aerial ladder platform and a support pump from Ipswich East, were sent to the scene.

Firefighters wore two sets of breathing apparatus and used one hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which was under control by 7.21am.

The cause of the fire is believed to be suspicious.