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Ipswich: Firefighters called following reports of blaze in town house

PUBLISHED: 17:34 02 July 2014 | UPDATED: 17:34 02 July 2014

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Firefighters were called following reports of smoke billowing from the loft of a house in Ipswich this afternoon.

The incident happened in Parade Road and the alarm was raised at 1pm. There were initially reports that people were inside the property, but when fire crews arrived, everyone had been accounted for.

A spokesman for the fire service said there was a fire in the kitchen but this had been quickly extinguished.

The house and nearby properties were ventilated by the firefighters after the blaze was extinguished.

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