Fire crews called to rubbish blaze by Costessey Park and Ride

A thick pall of smoke was seen rising over Costessey.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue responsed to a fire behind Costessey Park and Ride. Picture: Josh Farrow

Norfolk Fire and Rescue responsed to a fire behind Costessey Park and Ride. Picture: Josh Farrow - Credit: Archant

Norfolk Fire and Rescue teams from Earlham and Carrow stations were called to tackle a blaze at a site off Long Lane, next to the Costessey Park and Ride, this afternoon (Friday, October 20).

A spokesman said the crews arrived to find an amount of rubbish on fire at the site, which took them about 30 minutes to extinguish.

The spokesman said: “Appliances from Earlham and Carrow attended a rubbish fire at Long Lane that was extinguished using hose reel jets.

“They were at the scene from 3.08pm to 3.38pm.”