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SuffolkNews Podcast: Knodishall Common fire near Leiston being treated as suspected arson



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In today's podcast, we have the news of a huge fire in East Suffolk which is being treated as a suspected arson attack.

Over 30 fire crews from across Suffolk were called to Knodishall Common, near Leiston, at around 8pm last night.

Firefighters battled the flames through the night, with some residents evacuated from the nearby area as a temporary precaution.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Police confirmed today the blaze is now believed to have been started intentionally.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the force quoting ref 37/47244/22.

Meanwhile, the family of a 27-year-old man say his death has left a 'huge hole in their lives'.

Jack Last, of Stonham Aspal, died in April last year from a bleed on the brain, three weeks after receiving the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

His family say his death has left a 'huge hole in their lives' as they seek answers ahead of potential legal action.

A Suffolk toddler is one of just 100 people in the world to be diagnosed with a rare hair condition.

Layla Davis, aged just 17 months and from Great Blakenham, was recently diagnosed with 'Uncombable Hair Syndrome'.

The amazing blonde locks defy all attempts to comb them straight.

Her mum, Charlotte, said she does not think her realises 'how awesome' her hair is.