Fire at a home in Norwich

Five fire crews were called to reports of a house fire in the centre of Norwich.

The fire at a property in Maidstone Road, near Rose Lane, started just after 2.15pm today.

Crews from Sprowston, Earlham, Hethersett and Great Yarmouth attended the scene.

The fire was put out by just before 3pm.

The fire crews extinguished the fire using hand appliances and hose reel jets.

A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hotspots and a positive pressure ventilaton fan was used to clear smoke from the property.

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