Crews tackle house fire in Norwich

Firefighters were called to Wortham

Emergency services were at the scene of a house fire in Norwich. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Fire crews tackled a house blaze in Langley Walk, Norwich.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service confirmed three fire crews from Earlham, Carrow and Sprowston, were at the scene after receiving reports of a domestic building fire shortly before 9.30pm on Tuesday.

A fire service spokesman said: "Crews wore breathing apparatus and used main jets and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hot spots." 

Crews left the scene at 10.40pm.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said officers were called at 9.42pm this evening to assist the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, following reports that a house was on fire.

Temporary road closures are in place on Russell Street, to Heigham Street, while emergency services work at the scene.