Emergency services help baby trapped in car in Speedwell Road, Ipswich

The fire is being treated as arson

The fire is being treated as arson

Firefighters helped free a baby locked in a car in Ipswich today.

A crew from Princes Street fire station was called to Speedwell Road at 1.07pm.

Using specialist cutting equipment, firefighters were able to release the child by 1.34pm.

The baby was checked over by paramedics but did not require treatment and was not taken to hospital.

The East of England Ambulance Service sent one ambulance crew at 1.30pm.