Firefighters tackle blaze in Methwold

PIC: Denise Bradley.

PIC: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters spent the early hours battling a blaze at an industrial building in Methwold.

Eight crews, plus a water carrier, high volume pump and an aerial ladder platform went to the fire, at the property in Brandon Road, Methwold, at just after 1am today.

They used compressed foam and hoses and had put out the fire by 4am. They then used a thermal image camera to check for fire spread and a fan to disperse smoke from the premises.

Nobody was hurt.

Fire crews from Methwold, Brandon, Downham Market, Thetford, Kings Lynn South, Mildenhall, East Harling and Outwell attended, along with specialist appliances.


You may also want to watch:


A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said crews remained at the scene until around 4am, with one crew remaining until 6.30am.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus