Video: Crews tackle rubbish fire in Ipswich Waterfront building

Firefighters were called to a fire in the derelict building opposite Dance East on the Ipswich Water

Firefighters were called to a fire in the derelict building opposite Dance East on the Ipswich Waterfront. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Firefighters put out a rubbish pile blaze within 12 minutes of being called out this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to a fire in the derelict building opposite Dance East on the Ipswich Water

Firefighters were called to a fire in the derelict building opposite Dance East on the Ipswich Waterfront. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Two crews from Ipswich’s Princes Street fire station were initially sent to the fire after reports a derelict building was ablaze.

However on arrival firefighters discovered the incident involved just a rubbish pile within the Waterfront building.

The crews were dispatched at 2.04pm and had extinguished the fire by 2.16pm.


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