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Firefighters and police called to ‘suspicious’ blaze near Bury St Edmunds

PUBLISHED: 06:25 14 September 2017 | UPDATED: 07:08 14 September 2017

Fire crews and the police were called to a fire in Mildenhall in the early hours of this morning. Picture: ARCHANT/STOCK IMAGE

Fire crews and the police were called to a fire in Mildenhall in the early hours of this morning. Picture: ARCHANT/STOCK IMAGE

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Fire crews were called out in the early hours of this morning (September 14) to a vehicle fire in Mildenhall, near Bury St Edmunds.

Firefighters were called to the scene, in Selwyn Close, around 4am and managed to get the blaze under control less than an hour later.

In total, one service vehicle was mobilised with two hose reels and two breathing apparatus used to fight the flames.

Police were also called to the incident, with the fire service believing the blaze was suspicious.

A police spokesman said recovery of the vehicle is currently being arranged.

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