Arsonists strike

Firefighters tackled a rubbish bin and fence panel blaze after arsonists struck in Stowmarket

A crew from the town was called to Fairfield Hill at 8.50pm yesterday to fight the blaze which was “suspicious”.

A spokeswoman for the Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “It was a malicious fire, started in a rubbish bin which then spread to the fence.”

She confirmed the blaze was being treated as arson.

The flames were put out by 9.05pm.

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