Nine fire engines called to cooker blaze at Lowestoft block of flats

Nine fire engines were called to a block of flats in Lowestoft

Nine fire engines were called to a block of flats in Lowestoft - Credit: Michael Howes

Dozens of firefighters were called to a blaze at a block of flats in Lowestoft this afternoon. 

Firefighters were called to the building in London Road South at 12.10pm today, Wednesday, November 10. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said crews arrived to find a cooker fire in a first floor flat. 

The fire crews were called to the building on London Road South

The fire crews were called to the building on London Road South - Credit: Michael Howes

The spokesman said: "Everyone was accounted for and there were no reports of any injuries.

"The fire has been extinguished."

They added that a large number of fire crews were normally sent to high rise buildings. 

Crews from Woodbridge, Southwold, Beccles, North Lowestoft, Haverhill and Lowestoft South were called to the blaze. 

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A 'stop' call was made at 12.31pm.


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