Firebugs caught on film

HADLEIGH'S firebugs have struck again.Residents in Pykenham Way were woken in the early hours of yesterday morning when a car parked in the street went up in flames.

By Jo Macdonald

HADLEIGH'S firebugs have struck again.

Residents in Pykenham Way were woken in the early hours of yesterday morning when a car parked in the street went up in flames.

The drama was caught on camera by David Kennington, who lives just a few doors down from the scene of the fire, which started shortly after 1am.

Mr Kennington, 23, said: "I was sitting at home watching television when I heard a lot of shouting outside. I ignored it thinking it was probably someone who was drunk but then I heard mum and dad walking about and they said another car was on fire.

"I grabbed my camera and went out. There were a lot of people stood at their front doors watching. I don't know who the car belonged to though."

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Firefighters from the town were called and took about 15 minutes to bring it under control. They confirmed they are treating the fire as suspicious.

Today the car is a burnt out shell. It has been completely destroyed and hardly a patch of the vehicle remains untouched by the fire.

See tonight's Evening Star for full story…

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