Fire rips through cars and damages home

AN arson hunt was launched today after a Woodbridge home and five cars were damaged in a blaze.Two people were forced to flee their home in Ipswich Road just before 2am today as the flames tore through the vehicles and reached the front of their property.

AN arson hunt was launched today after a Woodbridge home and five cars were damaged in a blaze.

Two people were forced to flee their home in Ipswich Road just before 2am today as the flames tore through the vehicles and reached the front of their property.

The flames damaged the front door of the home and thick smoke filled the property.

The residents had been evacuated from the building by the time fire crews arrived.

Of the five cars which were damaged, three were parked in a garage forecourt while two were parked in the road near the damaged home.

The fire broke out at 1.55am and firefighters from Woodbridge and Ipswich were called to tackle the blaze.

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Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service today said an investigation had been launched into the cause of the fire, which was being treated as suspicious.

The fire was under control just before 2.45am.

An hour later a greenhouse and 15metres of hedge were damaged when a fire broke out in Cavendish Road, Trimley St Martin.

That fire was under control by 4.20am.

Arsonists torched a car which was dumped in the middle of a field near the Levington Ship pub in Levington. The fire was reported at just after 2.05am and was extinguished at about 2.30am.

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