Firefighters tackle arson attack in the middle of the night in Gorleston

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Firefighters tackled a fire in the open in Gorleston in the middle of last night.

A fire crew from Gorleston were called at 1.21am to a blaze on Ash Green.

One appliance from the station responded and used hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze which started in a bin.

The incident is being treated as a deliberate ignition and the police have been informed.

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