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Ipswich university halls on Duke Street flooded by water tank leak



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A student accommodation building in Ipswich was flooded yesterday, prompting firefighters to rush to the scene.

Reports came in at around 8.40pm that a university halls of residence building on Duke Street was flooding.

Upon arrival, fire crews found the source of the flooding was a water tank in the plant room of the building.

A student accommodation building on Duke Street in Ipswich was flooded yesterday.
A student accommodation building on Duke Street in Ipswich was flooded yesterday.

Firefighters made sure all residents were safe and worked to stop the flooding, leaving the scene at around 9.30pm.

A Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the flood has affected nearby properties.