Norwich prison officers put out fire

Norwich Prison governor Will Styles . Photo : Steve Adams

Norwich Prison governor Will Styles . Photo : Steve Adams - Credit: Steve Adams

Prison officers put out a fire at a Norwich jail.

Fire crews from Sprowston, Carrow and Earlham attended a small fire at HMP Norwich on Knox Road at 8.40am today.

A Prison Service spokesman said: 'HMP Norwich staff put out a small fire. There were no injuries to staff or prisoners.

'The fire service attended as a precaution.'

A spokesman for Norfolk police confirmed they had been made aware of a fire at the prison but were not attending.

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Fire crews who attended used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets and a thermal image camera.

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