Lorry catches fire on busy Ipswich road
- Credit: Megan Aldous
A lorry has caught fire on a busy Ipswich road.
Fire crews were called to Nacton Road in Ipswich shortly before 4pm on Friday to a lorry which had caught fire.
Two engines from Ipswich East and Princes Street were sent to deal with the fire which was put out shortly before 4.30pm.
A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said that no ambulance crews had been called to the scene.
Police crews were also in attendance.
You may also want to watch:
A spokesman for Suffolk police said: "Police were called to Nacton Road in Ipswich by the fire service at 3.54pm following reports of a fire.
"Officers remain on scene to assist with traffic control in the area."
- 1 Ipswich home transformed on BBC's Homes Under the Hammer
- 2 Police unlock county lines drug dealer's phone with first guess at password
- 3 Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer joins Ipswich bingo night
- 4 Mum's pride as former Ipswich schoolboy named in Tokyo 2020 Olympics squad
- 5 Kesgrave shooting: Judge tells jury majority verdict allowed
- 6 Why you should be heading to Beach Street this Saturday
- 7 A12 reopens after three-vehicle crash
- 8 RACE NIGHT LIVE! Sheffield Tigers v Ipswich Witches... LIVE UPDATES from Owlerton
- 9 'I can't sleep' – Ipswich Hockey Club tired by ASB at new pitch
- 10 CCTV appeal after vandal shatters McDonald's door
The road was taken down to one lane for a time while emergency services dealt with the fire but the road has since fully re-opened but remains busy.