Norfolk firefighters called out to fires in the open in county

PUBLISHED: 17:58 22 September 2019 | UPDATED: 17:58 22 September 2019

File pic of firefighters in Norfolk. PIC: Chris Bishop.

File pic of firefighters in Norfolk. PIC: Chris Bishop.


Fire crews in Norfolk have been dealing with some fires in the open in the county.

Firefighters from King's Lynn were called to reports of a fire in undergrowth off Seabank Way, North Lynn at just after 4pm on Sunday (September 22).

The crews used hose reel jets and hand appliances to extinguish.

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Just before 4pm another crew from Lynn was sent to a fire in the open on St Paul's Road, Walton Highway.

They used hose reel jets, hand appliances and a hydrant to extinguish the fire.

Meanwhile, earlier today (Sunday, September 22) at just after 2.25pm crews from Thetford attended a fire in the undergrowth at the rear of Castleford Close, Thetford.

They extinguished the fire using the misting unit.

And in another call, just before 2.25pm, a crew from Earlham attended a report of a muck heap on fire on New Road, Bawburgh, but this was found to be a false alarm.

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