Young family escape flat fire in Ipswich
- Credit: SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE
Firefighters have stressed the importance of smoke alarms after an Ipswich family were alerted to a potentially fatal blaze at their home.
Two fire crews rushed to the property on Bull Road in Ipswich shortly after 5am this morning following reports of a domestic flat fire.
Firefighters spent just under an hour bringing the blaze on the third-floor under control using specialist equipment.
Suffolk Fire and Rescue confirmed that a young family had managed to escape the property after being alerted to the blaze by their smoke alarm. Two cats were also rescued from the property.
A stop was called on the incident shortly before 6am.