Children's home evacuated after fire

A CHILDREN'S home was evacuated this afternoon following a fire.Firefighters were called to Woodman's Place in Main Road, Martlesham, at 4pm. There was a small blaze with four separate seats of fire but it was out on firefighters' arrival.

Anthony Bond

A CHILDREN'S home was evacuated this afternoon following a fire.

Firefighters were called to Woodman's Place in Main Road, Martlesham, at 4pm.

There was a small blaze with four separate seats of fire but it was out on firefighters' arrival.

The fire is being treated as suspicious and the incident was over at 4.22pm.

Staff at Woodman's Place, which is a short-term children's home, declined to comment.