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Grass blaze tackled by fire crews

PUBLISHED: 13:16 04 June 2019 | UPDATED: 13:16 04 June 2019

Firefighters tackled an area of grass ablaze on Pit Road, Burgh St Peter, near Beccles. Picture: Google Images

Firefighters tackled an area of grass ablaze on Pit Road, Burgh St Peter, near Beccles. Picture: Google Images

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Firefighters from Norfolk and Suffolk quickly dealt with a grass fire off a rural road.

Crews from Beccles and Gorleston fire stations were called out following reports of a grass fire on Pit Road, Burgh St Peter about 11.54am on Tuesday, June 4.

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On arrival at the scene in the village near Beccles, the fire crews discovered an area of grass ablaze.

A brigade spokesman said: "Crews from Beccles and Gorleston used hose reels to extinguish a grass fire on Pit Road.

"They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for residual hot spots."

The blaze was soon under control and the crews had left the scene by 12.44pm.

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