Farm barn catches fire in Catfield

Picture: Archant Library.

Picture: Archant Library.

Firefighters put out a blaze inside a village farm storage barn.

The fire on New Road, Catfield, broke out just before 3pm this afternoon.

A Norfolk Fire Service control room operator said the incident happened at Staithe Farm and the building affected was nine metres by 15 metres.

She said it was storing wood and straw.

Crews from Stalham and Martham were called and the water carrier from Fakenham was also used to put out the flames.

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The owner of Staithe Farm alerted the firefighters and no other emergency services attended the incident.

Most of the crews had left the scene by 6pm, according to the control room operator.

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