Evacuation warning after chip pan fire

The chip pan fire started in Lowestoft and emergency services were called at 11.02am this morning. P

The chip pan fire started in Lowestoft and emergency services were called at 11.02am this morning. Picture: JENNI DIXON

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a chip pan fire which has broken out inside a fish and chip shop in Lowestoft.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at 11.10am today and the fire service sent three engines to the scene, in Hollingsworth Road, to tackle the blaze.

Units came from Beccles, North Lowestoft and Lowestoft South and two of those are now on the scene.

A fire service spokesman said: "We need police for this incident as we may need to evacuate people from the premises."

It is not thought that anyone is injured at this moment in time.


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