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Firefighters tackle blaze near Norwich bus station

PUBLISHED: 16:06 18 March 2019 | UPDATED: 08:09 19 March 2019

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Jamie Honeywood Archant Norwich Norfolk

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Norwich city centre.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at Winnalls Yard, off Surrey Street, in Norwich city centre. Picture: Greta LevyFirefighters tackled a blaze at Winnalls Yard, off Surrey Street, in Norwich city centre. Picture: Greta Levy

Four fire crews, ambulance and police were at the scene near the bus station on Monday.

It is understood to have broken out at the Norwich University of the Arts All Saints Green student accommodation in Winnalls Yard, off Surrey Street.

Fire engines from Carrow, Sprowston, Earlham and Hethersett attended the building fire at 3.20pm.

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were called to a quite serious building fire, in the kitchen area.

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

“We then extinguished the fire and searched the kitchen area of the building.

“There will be extensive damages to the building.”

He added that there were no injuries reported.

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood

Emergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie HoneywoodEmergency services in attendance at Winalls Yard, Norwich. PICTURE: Jamie Honeywood


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