Firefighters rescue man from fire

A MAN was rescued by firefighters from a burning flat in Ipswich tonight.

Russell Claydon

A MAN was rescued by firefighters from a burning flat in Ipswich tonight.

The drama unfolded on Duke Street at 5.42pm when flames broke out in a second floor flat.

A man was left trapped inside the property, which was above Tesco Express.

Three engines from the town attended the scene to discover a fire had broken out in the kitchen of the flat.

Firefighters wearing protective clothing and masks carried the man free from the building and extinguished the fire by 6.11pm.

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