Car catches fire outside Morrisons store in Ipswich

The car caught fire in the car park of the Morrisons supermarket in Sproughton Road, Ipswich

The car caught fire in the car park of the Morrisons supermarket in Sproughton Road, Ipswich - Credit: Jen Barrett

Dramatic pictures show a car engulfed in flames at a Morrisons supermarket in Ipswich.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said one crew from Princes Street station was called to the store's car park in Sproughton Road at 10.47am on Friday.

One fire crew was called to the scene

One fire crew was called to the scene - Credit: Jen Barrett

A spokesman for the fire service said: "On arrival, the crew found one car well alight.

"Two firefighters in breathing apparatus quickly extinguished the fire and a stop to the incident was called at 11:11am."

Suffolk police confirmed officers also attended the scene and said there were no reported injuries as a result of the incident.


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Officers are currently investigating the cause of the fire.

A spokesman for Suffolk police added: "Officers along with the fire service are at the location in Sproughton Road at the Morrison’s supermarket car park.

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"Officers at currently at the scene making initial enquiries as to the cause. Police at this stage do not believe that anyone has been hurt."


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