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Ipswich: House fire under investigation by police after early morning incident in Chaucer Road

PUBLISHED: 08:55 13 July 2014 | UPDATED: 08:55 13 July 2014

Fire crews from Brightlingsea and Clacton attended the scene

Fire crews from Brightlingsea and Clacton attended the scene

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The police have been called in to investigate a suspicious fire overnight in Ipswich.

Fire crews were called to a house fire in Chaucer Road around 3am.

Two appliances from Princes Street and one from Ipswich East were sent, with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used one hosereel and a covering jet to put out the blaze.

The situation was under control by 4.01am with police now investigating the events surrounding it.

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