Houses and cars damaged after ‘deliberate’ arson attack in Lowestoft


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Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after two cars were deliberately set on fire in Lowestoft.

Emergency services were called to Beaconsfield Road just before 2.40am this morning (Monday).

A police spokesman said: 'There were two cars on fire and the heat had damaged three properties close to where the cars were parked.'

Police are treating the incident as arson and have asked anyone with information to come forward.

Fire crews used four breathing apparatus and two hose reels to put out the fire, which was under control by 4.10am.

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A brigade spokesman added: 'The cause is believed to be deliberate.'

Any information should be directed to Suffolk Police on 101, quoting 37/39570/16

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