Man arrested after alleged arson attack

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson today.Police attended after a fire broke out at an address in Hatfield Road, Ipswich at about 8.

A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson today.

Police attended after a fire broke out at an address in Hatfield Road, Ipswich at about 8.20am.

Flames were spotted in a first floor bedroom, and two firefighting crews from Prince's Street attended. The blaze was extinguished by 8.39am.

Scenes of crime officers later examined the room.


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The property is believed to be a privately-run home. A woman there today refused to comment.

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