Firefighters tackle house fire in Norwich

Picture: Archant Library.

Picture: Archant Library.

Firefighters were called to tackle a house fire in the city.

Appliances from Earlham, Sprowston and Carrow along with the Aerial Ladder Platform from Earlham attended were called to reports of a property fire on Unthank Road at about 5pm on Tuesday, February 28.

The crews wore breathing apparatus and used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

A spokesman in the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service control room said the gas board were called as a result of a potential roof collapse but added that no people were involved in the fire.

A spokesman in the police control room confirmed they were called to the incident but purely to assist with 'traffic control' during the evening rush hour.


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