Arsonists strike in Lowestoft blazes

ARSONISTS are being blamed for two hedge fires in Lowestoft yesterday (Thursday, September 17). Police are seeking witnesses after the first blaze happened about 10.

ARSONISTS are being blamed for two hedge fires in Lowestoft yesterday (Thursday, September 17).

Police are seeking witnesses after the first blaze happened about 10.30am at Breckland Way where an 8ft high Leylandii hedge was set alight. A large section of the hedge was destroyed.

The second blaze happened at College Meadows about 2pm when a conifer hedge was set alight. Both blazes were put out by Lowestoft firefighters.

Anyone with information about the arsonists should telephone Lowestoft police on 01986 835300.