Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 2°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Children flee house fire

18:48 16 January 2014

Archant

Children were forced to flee from a house in Ipswich which was on fire before crews arrived to tackle the blaze.

shares

Firefighters were called to a property in Lupin Road shortly after 5.45pm yesterday after a report of a house fire where an elderly man was unable to get out.

There were also three children in the house, who did manage to leave. One of them stayed on the phone to the control centre at Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service until the fire engines arrived.

The crews - two from Princes Street, one from Ipswich East - found a three-storey house well alight.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus fought the fire using a covering jet.

They reported that everyone from inside the property was accounted for and that an adult and three children were being assessed by paramedics.

The fire was reported under control by 6.17pm.

shares

0 comments

The junior doctors strike at West Suffolk Hospital in bury.

A Suffolk hospital boss has denied supporting the imposing of a contract on junior doctors after his name appeared on the “key” letter that led to the decision.

Stock image.

A fire believed to have been caused by a mobile phone overheating under a quilt “destroyed” a bedroom in Colchester on Friday night.

Poilce investigation work at the scene of the accident on the A12 at Martlesham Heath.

A 20-month-old little girl died on Friday afternoon after a crash on the A12 in Martlesham on Thursday.

Vernon Wilkes' Rolex.

A Rolex watch bought in Canada during the Second World War could sell for double its actual worth at auction next week because of a letter from a former owner.

Former footballer Marcus Bent. Pic: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

Former Ipswich Town footballer Marcus Bent has escaped being sent to jail as he was sentenced for confronting two officers with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife while in a “delusional” state under the influence of cocaine.

UCS Clearing possible cover

Just a few months into their course they helped people with life-threatening conditions, unwell patients and, on one occasion, even helped to deliver a baby.

Most read

Fred Olsen Travel Sale

cover

Click here to view
the Fred Olsen
Travel Sale

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24