Police appeal after mini digger set on fire in Pakefield

Firefighters were called out.

Firefighters were called out. - Credit: Archant

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.


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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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