Three wheelie bins torched in three hours during early morning arson spree

PUBLISHED: 15:15 11 June 2018 | UPDATED: 15:15 11 June 2018

Stanley Street, Lowestoft. Photo:Google.

Stanley Street, Lowestoft. Photo:Google.


An early morning arson spree saw three wheelie bins set alight just streets apart.

The incidents occurred between 1.30am and 4am in Lowestoft.

A spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said: “Officers were called at 1.40am to reports of a fire in a wheelie bin in Stanley Street in the town. Two further incidents took place also affecting wheelie bins – one in Roman Road at 2.10 am and another at 4am on Hill Road.”

Firecrews from Lowestoft South Fire Station responded to each blaze, extinguishing them within 10 minutes each time.

Witnesses or anybody who has saw anything suspicious at the times above or who has any information are asked to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 24 for Stanley Street, CAD 29 for Roman Road and CAD 35 for Hill Road, all of 11 June.

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