Firefighters tackle two caravan blazes near Great Yarmouth

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called toa child caught up in barbed wire in Gorleston.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called toa child caught up in barbed wire in Gorleston. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Firefighters were called to extinguish two blazes involving caravans near Great Yarmouth.

One appliance from Great Yarmouth and two from Gorleston attended a fire involving a derelict caravan in Mill Road, Burgh Castle, at just before 8.30am yesterday.

Firefighters used hose reel jets and a hydrant to put out the blaze.

A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hotspots.

At just after 9pm last night, crews from Gorleston and Yarmouth returned to Burgh Castle to extinguish a caravan fire on Lords Lane.


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They used hose reel jets and a hydrant to put out and the incident is being treated as arson.

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