Early morning beach hut fire was arson, say firefighters

Lowestoft beach huts.

Lowestoft beach huts. - Credit: Nick Butcher

A seafront beach hut was set on fire deliberately, fire investigators suspect.

The blaze was reported just before 2.30am this morning in Nightingale Road, Lowestoft.

A fire crew from Lowestoft South station arrived to find a 10 by eight metre beach hut well alight.

They had the flames under control by 2.45am.

Police have been informed of the fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately.

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