Firefighters in Norfolk called out to fires in the open

Firefighters have been called to a number of fires in the open. Photo: Denise Bradley

Firefighters have been called to a number of fires in the open. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Norfolk firefighters have been called out to fires in the open.

At just after 6.20pm this evening (Sunday, March 24) an appliance from Wymondham was called to a fire in the open at Potash Lane, Hethel.

It turned out to be a false alarm caused by controlled burning.

Earlier today, at just before 4pm, appliances from North Walsham and Mundsley were mobilised to a fire in the open on Bradfield Common at Bradfield, near North Walsham.

The crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.


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Meanwhile, at just before 11.50am today an appliance from Hunstanton was mobilised to a fire in the open on the A149 at Old Hunstanton.

However, this turned out to be a false alarm caused by controlled burning.

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Appliances from Cromer and Wells were called to a smell of burning on Sandy Hill Lane, Weybourne at just before 11.40am but it was a false alarm.

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