Hoax call takes fire engine to Sprowston

XXX-4-FIRE-norfolk-service-res

- Credit: Archant

A fire crew from Sprowston was tied up after a hoax call.

Someone called the firefighters to a property in Angel Road at around 11.15pm during a busy period yesterday.

The call came from a phone box.

A spokesperson from the Norfolk Fire Service, said: 'Because that appliance was on call we had to bring another appliance in.'

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter