Firefighters at the scene of blaze in Thetford forest

A fire warning photographed in Thetford forest last year. Picture: Ian Burt

A fire warning photographed in Thetford forest last year. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Thetford forest this evening.

Two crews from Thetford, one from East Harling and a water carrier from Fakenham are at the scene of the fire off Thetford Road.

A Norfolk fire service spokesman said the blaze is covering a 100m (328ft) by 20m (65ft) area.

Firefighters were called shortly after 6.50pm today (Tuesday, May 21).


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