Fire at agricultural property in Shelfanger, near Diss

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Fire crews spent several hours tackling a blaze on agricultural land in Shelfanger, near Diss, this morning.

The fire, believed to have involved five pig sheds at High London Lane, started shortly before 1.45am.

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the sheds were empty at the time and no animals were involved.

Fire crews from Diss, Attleborough, East Harling, Eye, Long Stratton, Harleston, Wymondham, Stradbrook, Hingham attended the incident along with the water carrier from Hethersett and control unit from Wymondham.

Firefighters used main and hose reel jets to put out the fire and were at the scene until about 7am.

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