Flat fire investigation underway

POLICE are today investigating the cause of a fire which broke out in Ipswich.Two fire crews were called to the blaze in the first-floor flat in Woodbridge Road at 10.

POLICE are today investigating the cause of a fire which broke out in Ipswich.

Two fire crews were called to the blaze in the first-floor flat in Woodbridge Road at 10.23pm.

The fire service was alerted to the fire by a call from a member of the public but when the crews arrived they found that was no one in the flat.

The fire took 30 minutes to extinguish.


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Police were called at 11pm and officers are now treating the cause of the fire as suspicious.

A second fire broke out in a sheltered accommodation flat in Blackhorse Lane in Ipswich just after 1.20am today and took 40 minutes to fully extinguish.

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The fire service was alerted by an automatic fire alarm and when they arrived they found a small fire had taken hold. No one was in the flat at the time and the cause is not thought to be suspicious.

Fire crews were also called to a property in Church Road, Great Barton, where a barn had caught fire on Sunday night.

The fire took hold in the barn again at about 8am today. It was extinguished just after 8.20am.

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