Report of Norwich building fire turns out to be malicious call

Reports of a Norwich building fire turned out to be a malicious call. PIC: Denise Bradley.

Reports of a Norwich building fire turned out to be a malicious call. PIC: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Three fire crews were called out to reports of a building fire in Norwich which turned out to be a malicious call.

Crews from Sprowston, Carrow and Earlham were mobilised to reports of a building fire on Magdalen Road at just after 12.15am today (Saturday, December 8).

However it turned out to be a false alarm as the call had been malicious.

Meanwhile at just before 1.40am today one appliance from Kings Lynn North attended a deliberately started fire in the open on Loke Road in North Lynn.

The fire was however extinguished before the arrival of the brigade.


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Firefighters in the west of the county were called to a false alarm at just before 10.40pm yesterday (Friday, December 7).

One appliance from Downham Market attended the incident following an alarm activation on Station Road, Ten Mile Bank.

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The incident was however found to be a false alarm caused by steam.

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