Ipswich: Microwave fire in property

A WOMAN was treated for smoke inhalation after a building fire in Ipswich.

Fire crews were called just after 6.40pm to Morecambe Court.

Princes Street station sent two appliances to the scene and arrived by 6.50pm to find a small fire in a microwave oven.

Crews used breathing apparatus and one water fog.

A female occupant of the property suffered from smoke inhalation and was given oxygen.


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The incident was under control by 7.10pm.

Fire crews also dealt with a fire in the open this evening in Ipswich.

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Firefighters discovered the fire in a children’s playground in Gippeswyk Park at around 5.10pm.

Within a few minutes the fire was under control and crews left the scene just before 5.20pm.

The fire service are treating the incident as deliberate.

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