Grass fire believed to have been started deliberately

Grass fire
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A grass fire that spread to saplings in Mildenhall Woods yesterday afternoon is thought to have been started deliberately.

Fire crews responded to reports of a fire in a forest area off Brandon Road at 2.30pm.

Approximately 500 sq mtrs of undergrowth were on fire.

A crew from Mildenhall and a second crew and water carrier from Newmarket had brought the fire under control by 2.42pm.

No casualties were reported.