Twelve vehicles involved in scrapyard fire near Norwich

Firefighters have dealt with a fire at a scrapyard. Photo: Denise Bradley

Firefighters have dealt with a fire at a scrapyard. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters have dealt with a fire involving 12 vehicles at a scrapyard.

Norfolk fire and rescue service said appliances from Long Stratton, Carrow and Harleston attended the blaze at Hempnall, near Norwich, this afternoon.

The alarm was raised just before 1.45pm. Crews used breathing apparatus a thermal imaging camera and hose reel and main jets to extinguish the fire on the Alburgh Road.

Crews arrived on the scene at 2pm and the stop message meaning the fire was out was sent at 2.24pm.

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