Ipswich: House fire after lightning strike 23:42 14 August 2014 Kate Dodd Daniel Bruce snapped this image of lightning in Tacket Street in Thursday's storm. Archant Four fire crews attended a house fire in Ipswich after a lightning strike during yesterday’s storm. Share link shares The blaze broke out at a house in Henslow Road, Ipswich, at 3.50pm on Thursday. Overall four pumps and the aerial appliance attended. The fire was brought under control by 5.10pm and all occupants were accounted for. At this stage the extent of the damage is not known.