Firefighters tackle house blaze

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a semi detached house in Parkview Road, Ipswich, this morning.Crews from Colchester Road and Princes Street attended the incident shortly before midday and found a five metre by seven metre fire on the first floor of the building.

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a semi detached house in Parkview Road, Ipswich, this morning.

Crews from Colchester Road and Princes Street attended the incident shortly before midday and found a five metre by seven metre fire on the first floor of the building.

The property was heavily smoke logged and firefighters used breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the flames by 12.20pm.