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Sudbury: Crews sent to Queens Close after several calls on suspicious fire in garden

PUBLISHED: 06:25 24 April 2014 | UPDATED: 06:44 24 April 2014

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze in a garden in Sudbury

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze in a garden in Sudbury

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Firefighters spent around an hour last night extinguishing a blaze in a garden in Sudbury.

The fire had taken hold of “100%” of two large sheds, fence panels, hedgerow and surrounding undergrowth at the rear garden of a property in Queens Close at around 10.15pm.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service sent a crew from Sudbury but on arrival, at around 10.25pm, another appliance was called for.

Hose reels and a main jet were used to extinguish the fire which was under control by around 11.20pm.

Suffolk police were informed as the fire is believed to be deliberate.

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