Cats rescued after fire at Norwich house

Firefighters were at the scene of a fire in Griston. PIC: Denise Bradley.

Firefighters were at the scene of a fire in Griston. PIC: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Two cats have been rescued from a house fire in Norwich.

The animals were rescued by fire crews attending an incident at a property in Helena Road in the city.

Appliances from Earlham, Carrow and Hethersett attended the scene.

Hose reels jets were used to extinguish the fire, and thermal imaging cameras were also used to check for hotspots.

The fire was reported to the Norfolk fire service at around 6.40pm on Saturday evening, and crews had got the fire under control by 7.20pm.