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Female arrested on suspicion of arson after Ipswich house fire is bailed

PUBLISHED: 12:05 17 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:05 17 October 2017

The house in Alexandra Road, Ipswich, which has been left 'uninhabitable' after a fire. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

The house in Alexandra Road, Ipswich, which has been left 'uninhabitable' after a fire. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

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A female arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a house fire in Ipswich has been released on police bail.

Police forensics teams at the scene of the blaze in Alexandra Road. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING Police forensics teams at the scene of the blaze in Alexandra Road. Picture: ASHLEY PICKERING

Officers were called by the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service at just before 4am on Sunday, following a house fire on Alexandra Road, which extensively damaged the property.

It is believed that the fire was started deliberately. The occupants of the house who were asleep at the time the fire started – a woman and a teenage boy – were taken to hospital suffering with minor smoke inhalation but were later discharged.

The female from Ipswich arrested by police on Sunday morning has now been released on bail until November 9, pending further enquiries.

Police would ask that anybody resident in the vicinity of Alexander Road who may have CCTV or any motorists who may have dash-cam footage captured around the relevant time above, to contact officers.

Witnesses or anybody who has information are asked to call Ipswich CID on 101 reference 67246/17.

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