Fire crews called to grass fires overnight

The emergency services are currently attending an incident in Chedgrave. Picture: Archant

The emergency services are currently attending an incident in Chedgrave. Picture: Archant - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2011

Fire and Rescue Services in Norfolk were called to a number of grass fires early this morning.

At 4.20am a crew from Martham was scrambled to a grass fire in the open in Mill Road in Hemsby, Great Yarmouth and extinguished the blaze using hose reel jets.

A spokesman from the Fire Service said: 'The fire was quickly brought under control' and there was 'no danger of it spreading.'

A crew from Diss was also called out at 4.30am to a small grass fire on South Anger Road, Diss where they used hose reel jets and small gear to extinguish the fire.

There was no danger of the grass fire spreading and was quickly controlled.


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The fires were not started deliberately.

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