Southwold: Resident treated following blaze

A resident was treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in the basement of a home in Southwold.

One fire engine from Southwold was called to a home in Marlborough Road at 4.12pm today.

On arrival crews found a small fire in a basement and used one hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze by 4.38pm.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire Service said that one casualty had treated for smoke inhalation following the blaze.

Crews then wore four sets of breathing apparatus to ventilate the building.

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Meanwhile, crews were called to a home in Greenfinch Avenue in Ipswich at 4.50pm to tackle a small chimney fire.

One fire engine was called to the incident and crews used chimney rods to put out the blaze by 5.26pm.

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