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Ipswich: Fire crews tackle kitchen blaze in Romney Road

PUBLISHED: 16:41 17 November 2012

Crews tackle kitchen fire in Romney Road, Ipswich

Crews tackle kitchen fire in Romney Road, Ipswich

Archant

FIRE fighters were scrambled to a house blaze in south-east Ipswich on Saturday afternoon.

A neighbour raised the alarm around 2.30pm after hearing a smoke detector and seeing smoke coming from the letterbox of a home in Romney Road.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said a small blaze was discovered in the kitchen.

Crews - from Ipswich East and Princes Street - put out the fire using a hose reel.

They left the scene shortly after 3pm.

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Firefighters have been called to a blaze in a residential street in Ipswich.

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The University of Essex is among more than 60 institutions set for strike action next month over pensions – however staff at the University of Suffolk are not expected to take part.

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