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Multiple fire crews tackling blaze at vehicle workshop

Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to Faraday Road, off Gapton Hall Road. Photo: Google

Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to Faraday Road, off Gapton Hall Road. Photo: Google

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Multiple fire crews tackled a blaze at a vehicle workshop in Great Yarmouth.

Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to Faraday Road, off Gapton Hall Road. Photo: GoogleSix fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to Faraday Road, off Gapton Hall Road. Photo: Google

Fourteen fire engines - including an aerial ladder platform - were at the scene on Faraday Road, off Gapton Hall Road, last night.

The affected workshop is within an industrial estate in the Southtown area.

Norfolk fire service said crews were called to the incident at 10.15pm. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the flames.

The fire service said at 11.20pm some crews had been stood down and that 10 remain on scene. The incident was declared over at 11.57pm.

Fire engines from Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Martham, Loddon, Lowestoft, aerial ladder platforms from Great Yarmouth and Earlham, environmental protection unit from Sprowston and the control unit from Wymondham.

Do you have pictures of the scene? Email luke.powell@archant.co.uk or call 01603 772684


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