Crews tackle fire on balcony of flats in Stoke Quay in Ipswich
PUBLISHED: 12:24 13 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:24 13 July 2018
Firefighters were called to a blaze on the balcony of a flat in Stoke Quay in Ipswich this morning.
According to a spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service, they were called to the incident at around 10am.
Due to the fire breaking out in a block of flats, nine fire crews were put on alert, however only two engines were required.
The fire was quickly extinguished, with crews calling a stop to the incident at around 10.20am.
A fire spokesman said: “There was a fire on a balcony of a flat in Stoke Quay but it didn’t require much input from the fire service.
“It was put out fairly quickly.
“It was a very small fire on the balcony of a flat.
“The number of vehicles alerted is due to the nature of the building.”
The fire was extinguished using buckets and a hose reel.
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