Firefighters tackle fire in Thetford Forest

Firefighters were called to tackle an undergrowth fire in Thetford Forest this afternoon.

Crews from Brandon, Thetford, and a water carrier from Newmarket were mobilised following a report of a blaze in fire route five at Brandon Country Park.

The fire involved 50sqm of undergrowth.

Crews were called at 4.20pm and spent about 40 minutes bringing the fire under control.

Firefighters in Norfolk were also called to separate incidents earlier today in Thetford, East Harling, and Eccles to grass and tree fires that had been started deliberately.

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