Firefighters tackle blaze in outdoor structure at Watton sports ground

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

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

Fire crews tackled a blaze at a sports ground in Watton last night.

Two appliances from Watton and Hingham were called at 11.40pm to the fire in an outdoor structure on the ground in Dereham Road.

The crews used main jets to extinguish the fire, which is believed to have been started deliberately.

A spokesman for Norfolk Police said they were informed of the incident but the fire service would be would be carrying out further investigations.

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