Firefighters tackle suspicious blaze

Norfolk fire crew. Picture: Archant

Norfolk fire crew. Picture: Archant - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2011

An area of grass, which was 'deliberately' set ablaze, has been dealt with by firefighters.

A crew from Gorleston fire station were called out at 10.17am this morning (Saturday) following reports that an area of grass was ablaze on New Road in Fritton, near Great Yarmouth.

A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said the crew 'used hand appliances to extinguish the fire, which had been deliberately ignited.'

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