Eight fire crews tackle Norwich blaze

The fire tore through Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre. Picture: Submitted

The fire tore through Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Eight fire crews have fought a blaze at a scout and guide centre in Norwich.

The blaze broke out in the afternoon and an investigation has been launched into the cause. Picture:

The blaze broke out in the afternoon and an investigation has been launched into the cause. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said crews tackled a fire at Eaton Vale campsite off Church Lane in Eaton near Norwich, while Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity centre confirmed on Twitter there had been a blaze in its building.

The post said: “There has been a fire at Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre today.

“No one was on site at the time and no one has been hurt.

“The fire brigade are present and acting accordingly.”

The fire tore through Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre. Picture: Submitted

The fire tore through Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant


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The alarm was raised at 3.56pm today (Tuesday March 31).

Crews from Earlham, Carrow, Sprowston, Hethersett and Wymondham were on the scene.

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They used main and hose reel jets, breathing apparatus and the aerial ladder platform.

A spokesperson for Norfolk fire said they were not aware of other emergency services in attendance.

Fire crews spent several hours tackling the flames. Picture: Submitted

Fire crews spent several hours tackling the flames. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant

They added there had been no reports of injured people on the log.

The stop call came in at 5.51pm and an investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire.

Eight fire crews have been tackling a blaze off Church Lane in Norwich. Picture: Ruth Lawes

Eight fire crews have been tackling a blaze off Church Lane in Norwich. Picture: Ruth Lawes - Credit: Archant

A fire broke out in a building off Church Lane in Eaton. Picture: Ruth Lawes

A fire broke out in a building off Church Lane in Eaton. Picture: Ruth Lawes - Credit: Archant

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Firefighters have been called to a collision in Gorleston. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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