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Fire crews called to camp fire

PUBLISHED: 09:18 24 August 2019 | UPDATED: 09:18 24 August 2019

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk

A camp fire and a “humanitarian service” saw coastal firefighters called out overnight.

A fire crew from Gorleston were called to Ives Way, in Hopton, at 3.38am to provide a "humanitarian service", Norfolk Fire and Rescue service stated.

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The Gorleston crew were called out again at 6.42am to reports of a small camp fire in Fritton.

Firefighters were joined by a crew from Great Yarmouth, and extinguished the fire with hand appliances.

Meanwhile, a Norfolk fire crew from Bungay were called to a fire on Old Railway Road, in Earsham at 9.41pm on Friday night.

This, however, was a false alarm as a result of controlled burning.


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