Van catches fire in Melton Constable

PUBLISHED: 16:06 10 September 2012

The hunt is on for an arsonist

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A large van caught fire in Melton Constable near Fakenham today.

Fire-fighters and police officers were called to the scene at Briston Road at around 11.15am.

Appliances from Holt and Fakenham attended and crews in breathing apparatus used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze.

They used granules to deal with a fuel leak.

Police closed the road to make it safe and it was reopened at 12.45pm.

Nobody was harmed in the incident and an ambulance was not requested.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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