Firefighters tackle 200 acre grass fire in Thorpland, near Fakenham

Firefighters have put out a grass fire on a 200 acre patch of land in Thorpland, near Fakenham.

Four crews of firefighters, two from Fakenham, and one from Dereham and Sheringham, were called to the blaze, north of the A148, at 11.09am.

A fire service spokesman said no property was affected, and no injuries had been reported.

Firefighters used hand appliances and backpack sprayers.

The incident was declared over at 12.39pm.


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