Firefighters called to tackle shed fire in Bradwell

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

Firefighters were called to tackle a fire in a shed.

A shed was burnt out at a allotments in Bradwell yesterday evening (February 2).

A call came into the emergency services just after 8pm and the first fire crew was on the scene at allotments in Parkland Drive, Bradwell, in just under seven minutes at 8.13pm.

The two crews from Gorleston fire station and Great Yarmouth fire station were on the scene just over half an hour, leaving at 8.55pm.

The crews extinguished the fire in an allotment shed using hose reels. They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots.


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It is not believed that the fire was started deliberately.

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Tips for garden and shed fire safety:

Call 999 immediately if you spot a fire

Keep a bucket of water or hosepipe handy for putting out flames

Keep children or animals a safe distance from fire

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