Large field fire on the edge of Norwich

SHAUN LOWTHORPE Firefighters are currently tackling a 15-hectare straw fire on the outskirts of Norwich.Six crews are attending the blaze at Muck Lane, Salhouse, near Norwich.

SHAUN LOWTHORPE

Firefighters are currently tackling a 15-hectare straw fire on the outskirts of Norwich.

Six crews are attending the blaze at Muck Lane, Salhouse, near Norwich, with thick smoke billowing high into the sky.

It is not known what ignited the loose straw though the recent hot dry weather may be to blame.