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Firefighters tackling bus blaze near Port of Felixstowe

PUBLISHED: 11:58 12 June 2020 | UPDATED: 16:52 12 June 2020

The fire service has been called to a bus fire in Felixstowe. Picture: MEGAN WILLIAMS

The fire service has been called to a bus fire in Felixstowe. Picture: MEGAN WILLIAMS

Picture: MEGAN WILLIAMS

Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze after a bus caught fire near the Port of Felixstowe.

Rafferty Bowen took this photo showing plumes of smoke over Felixstowe following the bus fire. Picture: RAFFERTY BOWENRafferty Bowen took this photo showing plumes of smoke over Felixstowe following the bus fire. Picture: RAFFERTY BOWEN

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at 11.24am on Friday after receiving reports of a bus on fire in Walton Avenue.

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Police are also in attendance in case the road needs to be closed.

Crews from Felixstowe and Ipswich East fire stations attended the scene but a stop was called at 12.07pm.

Megan Williams took this photo of the bus fire near the port of Felixstowe. Picture: MEGAN WILLIAMSMegan Williams took this photo of the bus fire near the port of Felixstowe. Picture: MEGAN WILLIAMS

It is not yet clear how the fire started or if there have been any injuries.


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