Firefighters battle building fire for over seven hours in Norfolk village

Pips Skips on Frans Green Industrial Estate, in East Tuddenham, the morning after the fire. 

Pips Skips on Frans Green Industrial Estate, in East Tuddenham, the morning after the fire. - Credit: Aaron McMillan

Firefighters battled an industrial building fire in a Norfolk village near Dereham into the early hours of the morning.

16 fire crews attended the blaze in East Tuddenham which had started before 5.30pm on Tuesday, April 12. 

The blaze was brought under control by 1.01am but teams remained at the scene until 7am Wednesday morning. 

The fire was first noticed upon the roof of the building.

Main and hose reel jets and hand appliances were used to bring the fire under control.

Crews from Dereham, Earlham, Fakenham, Sprowston, Reepham, Watton, Aylsham, Hingham and long Stratton attended the blaze. 

An investigation will be conducted into the cause of the large fire.