Fire crew called out to tackle rubbish ablaze

Crews were called out. Photo: Denise Bradley

Crews were called out. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters were called out twice in quick succession following reported blazes in Southtown, Great Yarmouth.

A crew from Gorleston fire station quickly dealt with rubbish ablaze in Stafford Road, Southtown on Saturday night (October 13).

A Norfolk fire and rescue service spokesman said the crew was called out at 10.30pm on Saturday and they used hand appliances to quickly put out the blaze.

About 7.30pm on Saturday night, a crew from Great Yarmouth fire station were called out following reports of a fire off Gapton Hall Road in Southtown.

A brigade spokesman said that this however turned out to be 'a false alarm.'


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