Fire crews called to undergrowth and hedge fires in Breckland

Fire crews in Great Yarmouth have been kept busy this weekend. Photo: Denise Bradley

Fire crews in Great Yarmouth have been kept busy this weekend. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters have attended two incidents in Breckland involving fires in undergrowth and hedges on Sunday afternoon.

At 12.31pm three fire crews - from Thetford, Swaffham and Watton and a water carrier from Hethersett -attended a fire in some undergrowth near Peddars Way.

The crews used hose reel jets to put out the fire.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were also called to a hedge fire in Watton at 1.38pm.

It had spread from the hedge to a shed roof on Loch Lane.


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The incident was attended by crews from Dereham and Watton, who extinguished the fire.

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