Firefighters put out deliberate car fire in St Olaves Road, Bury St Edmunds overnight

Firefighters tried to save a woman who was found in a castle moat

Firefighters tried to save a woman who was found in a castle moat - Credit: Archant

A car was deliberately set alight in Bury St Edmunds early this morning.

Two fire crews from Bury St Edmunds were sent to St Olaves Road at 2.32am after several calls from the public.

They found one car well alight on arrival and used two hose reel jets to put the fire out while wearing breathing apparatus.

The incident was under control by 2.51am with Suffolk Fire and Rescue service believing the cause of the fire was suspicious.

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