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Fire crews respond to vehicle blazes

PUBLISHED: 16:02 11 January 2020 | UPDATED: 16:02 11 January 2020

Firefighters from Great Yarmouth responded to a vehicle fire in Butt Lane, Burgh Castle. Picture: Google Images

Firefighters from Great Yarmouth responded to a vehicle fire in Butt Lane, Burgh Castle. Picture: Google Images

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Firefighters were called out twice in quick succession following reports of vehicle fires.

A crew from Great Yarmouth fire station responded to a vehicle fire on Butt Lane, Burgh Castle.

On arrival at the scene at 1.26pm on Saturday, January 11, firefighters found the vehicle ablaze and quickly tackled the flames.

A brigade spokesman said: "One appliance from Gt Yarmouth attended a vehicle fire on Butt Lane, Burgh Castle.

"Crews in breathing apparatus used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire."

A crew from Great Yarmouth fire station were then alerted to reports of a vehicle fire on the A47 at Acle.

They arrived at the scene at 3.02pm, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

A brigade spokesman said: "This was a false alarm caused by an oil leak."

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