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Firefighters battle large gorse fire at north Norfolk beauty spot

PUBLISHED: 07:05 16 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:54 16 March 2019

Firefighters were called to put out a fire at Kelling Heath. Picture: RICHARD BRUNTON PHOTOGRAPHY

Firefighters were called to put out a fire at Kelling Heath. Picture: RICHARD BRUNTON PHOTOGRAPHY

Firefighters were called to put out a blaze the size of two international rugby fields at a north Norfolk beauty spot overnight.

The crews from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called at 8.49pm on Friday March 15 to Kelling Heath, between Sheringham and Holt.

Appliances from Sheringham, Holt, Cromer and the water carrier from Fakenham attended to the fire on Kelling Heath.

Crews put out two hectares of gorse using hose reel jets.

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