Fire crews attend reports of hazardous materials in Ipswich

Two crews were called to the scene. Stock picture. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

Two crews were called to the scene. Stock picture. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Two crews were called to the incident on Sidegate Avenue at around 6pm this evening.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue said that they attended an unknown hazardous material which had spilled at a property on Sidegate Avenue.

When they arrived on scene they found the material which had a non-corrosive smell.

The spokesperson added that the crews did not wear hazardous protection equipment while attending the incident.

One person was self-referred to hospital following the incident.

A stop was called at 6.54pm.