Ipswich: Gas bottle involved in bonfire

FIREFIGHTERS have tackled a blaze which involved a bonfire and a gas bottle.

Crews were called to Fletcher Road in Ipswich at 4.49pm today, and found a fire in the garden of the property.

Using a hose reel jet they tackled the flames and cooled the cylinder before leaving the scene.

A spokesperson for the fire service said that a 15kg bottle of gas had been involved.

The incident was brought under control by 5.20pm but crews remained at the scene for ten minutes.


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