Emergency responders rush to van fire in wooded area near Ipswich

Firefighters are at the scene in Wherstead. Picture: PHIL MORLEY

Firefighters are at the scene in Wherstead. Picture: PHIL MORLEY - Credit: Archant

Firefighters responded to a van ablaze in a wooded area near Ipswich this evening.

Suffolk fire service received a call at just after 9pm, reporting a vehicle on fire on Bobbits Lane, Wherstead.

Two fire engines were in attendance – one each from Princes Street and Ipswich East. An off-road emergency responder was also deployed.

The fire was dealt with and incident declared closed shortly before 10:40pm.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said no casualties had been reported.


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