Appeal after fire, Hadleigh
17 November 2012
A fire involving three fuel tankers at premises in Crockatt
Road in Hadleigh yesterday evening is being treated as
Police were contacted by the fire service just before 7pm
yesterday, Friday 16 November, to reports that the three
tankers, containing a total of 35,750 litres of kerosene, gas oil
and diesel, were on fire and officers initially attended for
traffic control. The fire service were contacted around 6.40pm and
it's thought the fire was started shortly before this.
The A1071 road was closed near the Lady Lane junction while
firefighters tackled the blaze but no homes had to be
The A1071 was re-opened around 10.45pm after the fire had been
This morning, Saturday 17 November, fire and crime scene
investigators have been at the scene to try to determine the cause
of the blaze. These enquiries are continuing but the fire is being
treated as suspicious.
Police have started enquiries to trace who started the blaze
and are appealing for anyone with information to come
If you were in the area during the afternoon or early evening
yesterday, or if you know anyone who came home smelling of fuel or
have any information about who started the fire please call Suffolk
Police on 101.
Contact Crimestoppers to report crime or criminal activity anonymously.