Crew called to fire in open at Trowse

Fire engines from Earlham, Sprowston, Carrow and Wymondham were called to the incident at Norwich Ro

Fire engines from Earlham, Sprowston, Carrow and Wymondham were called to the incident at Norwich Road (B1332) at 4.30am. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters were called to a fire in the open at Trowse overnight.

One appliance from Carrow attended a fire in the open on Whitlingham Lane at just before 2.50am today (Friday, November 23).

Crews used hose reel jets to extinguish,

Meanwhile a fire appliance from Great Yarmouth was called to an alarm activation in Nelson Road North at just after midnight today.

However when firefighters arrived they discovered it was a false alarm.


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It was the fourth false alarm attended by firefighters within the space of just a few hours.

It followed calls to an alarm activation at Windmill Court, Gaywood at 5.37pm yesterday, a call to a fire in the open at Beeston Regis at just before 5.20pm yesterday which was a false alarm caused by controlled burning.

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There was also an alarm activation on New Road, North Runcton at 5.18pm yesterday which again turned out to be a false alarm.

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