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Hadleigh: Man, 20, arrested in connection with huge tanker blaze

PUBLISHED: 17:44 17 December 2012

Fire at Hadleigh industrial estate

Fire at Hadleigh industrial estate

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POLICE have arrested a man in connection with a major blaze in Hadleigh which saw 100ft fireballs shoot into the air.

Three fuel tankers exploded at a depot on the Lady Lane Industrial Estate around 6.40pm on Friday, November 16.

Officers have now arrested a 20-year-old from Hadleigh on suspicion of arson.

He was arrested on Saturday, December 15, and taken to Bury Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

He has now been released on bail while police continue their investigations.

Firefighters tackled two cars which were on fire in Haverhill after a suspect was seen setting fire to a vehicle by a member of the public.

A damning dossier compiled by a senior whistleblower from the region’s ambulance trust has claimed at least 40 patients died or were harmed due to delays over Christmas and New Year - including one person who froze to death.

Two high-end cycles – worth £10,000 in total – were stolen after burglars broke into a garage in Elmsett, near Hadleigh.

Staff and students at Colchester Academy are celebrating their success after the school received its first ever ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection.

A senior whistleblower within the region’s ambulance trust has claimed up to 80 people could have died or come to harm because of delays over the Christmas and New Year period.

A toddler has been rushed to hospital with a fractured skull after a serious crash in Barningham this morning.

A prolific shoplifter’s 148th offence was exposed by a price tag hanging from his clothing.

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