Fire crews tackle deliberate fires in Great Yarmouth overnight

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Photo: Denise Bradley

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters had a busy night in Great Yarmouth after a series of blazes.

A small fire was started by children in Mill Lane, Bradwell. The emergency services were called just after 9.20pm on Sunday and a crew from Great Yarmouth arrived seven minutes later.

A spokesman for the fire service said the fire was made up of a mixture of dry combustible material. The blaze was extinguished after six minutes using hand appliances.

Later on, a crew from Great Yarmouth were called to a fire in a bin in Middlemarket Road.

Fire fighters were on the scene in under two minutes and it took them less than a minute to put the fire out.


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It is believed the blaze was started deliberately.

In Baker Street, Gorleston a crew from Great Yarmouth attended another bin fire.

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They received a call at around 5.20am and the blaze was out 15 minutes after that.

There is no indication of the cause of the rubbish fire.

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