Inquest opens into man’s death in fire at Breydon Water Caravan Park

Yare Village, part of Breydon Water Holiday Park in Burgh Castle. Picture: James Bass

Yare Village, part of Breydon Water Holiday Park in Burgh Castle. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2016

The inquest has opened into how a man died in a caravan fire at Breydon Water Caravan Park.

Alan Jenkinson, 39, from Northamptonshire, died in the blaze at the holiday park in Burgh Castle, near Great Yarmouth, on Sunday May 15.

Dr Ben Swift said the death was caused by burns and inhalation of fumes.

Emergency services were called just after 3am to reports of a fire in a caravan.

Officers from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service found a man inside the caravan who was then taken to the James Paget Hospital where he later died.


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The inquest at Norfolk Coroner's Court will proceed in November.

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