Man pulled from burning car in Smallburgh in the dead of night

A man has been left homeless after his caravan was set alight. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

A man has been left homeless after his caravan was set alight. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

A man was pulled from his burning vehicle by fire services following an accident in North Norfolk.

Emergency services were called to the A149 at Cats Common, Smallburgh at 12 minutes past midnight on Tuesday, July 18 to reports of a car on fire near Thimble Hill.

Upon arriving the fire crews had to pull a man from the burning car on the side of the road.

The man was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital by ambulance for treament.

Fire crews from North Walsham, Stalham and Mundesley extinguished the fire, and the road was cleared by 3am.