Caravan fire killed 11 guinea pigs – police investigate unexplained blaze

Eleven guinea pigs died in a fire in Bury St Edmunds (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Eleven guinea pigs died in a fire in Bury St Edmunds (AP Photo/Martin Mejia) - Credit: AP

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fire killed 11 guinea pigs early on Sunday.

It happened in Baldwin Avenue, Bury St Edmunds around 3am.

The caravan caught fire and the blaze then spread and damaged a house, four vehicles and killed 11 guinea pigs.

Police are treating the fire as unexplained and are stating it does not form part of a series at present.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Dc Thomas Darville of the western area CID on 101 quoting reference 15017/15, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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