Police appeal after mini digger set on fire in Pakefield

PUBLISHED: 10:26 11 March 2015 | UPDATED: 10:26 11 March 2015


A mini digger was set on fire yesterday evening (Tuesday) and police believe it may have been started deliberately.

Suffolk Fire service received a call at 5.07pm to a fire at the old rifle range near London Road in Pakefield.

A crew was sent from Lowestoft South and arrived at the scene at 5.25pm, after a slight delay due to the restricted access down a narrow track.

The fire was extinguished using a hosereel jet and was under control by 5.39pm.

The police were contacted at 5.48pm and are treating the fire as arson.

They are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area and has information to contact PC Brett Robinson at Lowestoft Police on 101 quoting crime reference LO/15/1233

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