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Ipswich: Arson suspected after motorcycle fire spreads to house

PUBLISHED: 09:00 20 April 2014 | UPDATED: 09:00 20 April 2014

Firefighters went to a suspected arson in Felixstowe Road.

Firefighters went to a suspected arson in Felixstowe Road.

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Investigators believe that a motorcycle fire in Felixstowe Road that caused minor damage to a house may have been started deliberately.

Crews from both Princes Street and Ipswich East fire stations were called to the fire, arriving just before 2.20am. The fire was brought under control by 2.30am.

However an initial investigation suggested it may have been caused deliberately and police have been informed to carry out their own enquiries.

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