Furniture set alight during arson attack on Ipswich home

Firefighters quickly put out the blaze. Stock image

Firefighters quickly put out the blaze. Stock image - Credit: Archant

A home in Dandalan Close, off Bramford Road, Ipswich, was targeted in an arson attack last night.

Emergency services were called at 7.30pm after a window was smashed at the flat.

Furniture inside was set alight in the incident.

• Police are linking the fire to two firearms incidents in the town over night - see more here

Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze, and no-one inside the home suffered an injuries.

Three fire crews, one from Ipswich East and two from the Princes Street fire stations, were dispatched to the scene by Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.

The fire crews were called at 7.32pm and had the blaze under control by 7.50pm.

Suffolk police are appealing for witnesses in connection with the incident.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Ipswich CID on 101 quoting reference CAD 315 of March 6.

Alternatively people can pass on details anonymously through the crimefighting charity Crimestoppers, either by calling on 0800 555 111 or by filling out the online form here

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