Ipswich: Van totally burnt out in suspected arson attack

FIREFIGHTERS were called out in the early hours of this morning to tackle a van blaze.

The suspected arson was reported to the brigade at about 3.40am.

A crew from Colchester Road fire station and another from Princes Street arrived at the scene, at the crossroads of Shackleton Road and Franklin Road shortly afterwards.

They discovered a van engulfed in flames.

The fire was brought under control by 3.55am and police officers were also called to the scene.


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A spokesman for Suffolk police said the van was totally burnt out and the incident is being treated as suspicious.

Anyone who was in the area and saw or heard anything suspicious should call police on 01473 613500.

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