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Firefighters tackle blaze in Norfolk village

PUBLISHED: 12:51 12 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:51 12 March 2019

The footpath developers will be moving closer to the hedge and ditch along a field in Hethersett.

The footpath developers will be moving closer to the hedge and ditch along a field in Hethersett.

Archant Norfolk Photographic © 2013

Fire fighters were called to tackle a fire in a village near Norwich this morning.

Concerned members of the public contacted the fire department around 10.20 Tuesday morning (March 12) after spotting a blaze in open farmland near Coachmaker Way in Hethersett.

Crews from Hethersett and Earlham used hose reel jets to extinguish the flames and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the area was safe.

Officers stood down at 10.45 and said they were not treating the fire as suspicious.

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