Ipswich: Fire outside the Gap store on Westgate street believed to have been started deliberately

Firefighters attended a house fire in Ipswich in the early hours of this morning

Firefighters attended a house fire in Ipswich in the early hours of this morning - Credit: Archant

A rubbish fire outside a shop in Ipswich is believed to have been started deliberately, the fire service has said.

Crews from Princes Street were called to reports of a pile of rubbish on fire outside the Gap store on Westgate Street shortly before 9.20pm on Monday.

Firefighters had out the fire out and left the scene by 9.30pm.

“The cause for this fire is believed to be deliberate,” a spokesman said.