Arson attack in Thetford Forest

Fire crews were called to an arson attack in Thetford Forest this evening.

Emergency services were called at around 8.20pm after the fire took hold in the forest off Brandon Road. Two crews from Thetford and a water carrier from Hethersett attended the fire.

The fire was around 100 sq m.

Crews used hose reel jets, hand appliances and a thermal image camera to check for hot spots.

A fire services spokesman said it was thought it the fire was started deliberately.