Search

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.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

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.

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press