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Villagers in Bawsey told to keep windows and doors shut after large scrapyard fire

PUBLISHED: 07:24 28 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:27 28 November 2017

Villagers in the Bawsey area have been told to keep their doors and window  shut after fire broke out at a Bawsey scrapyard. Picture: Archant Library.

Villagers in the Bawsey area have been told to keep their doors and window shut after fire broke out at a Bawsey scrapyard. Picture: Archant Library.

Residents in a west Norfolk village are being told to keep their windows and doors closed after a large scrapyard fire continues to burn.

The blaze started on Gayton Road, Bawsey, near King’s Lynn, at 6.50pm on Monday, November 27, and is still alight.

Firefighters from King’s Lynn North, Heacham, Terrington, West Walton and Hunstanton, along with the water carrier, were called to the “large incident”.

Crews remain at the scene and Norfolk Fire Service is advising villagers to keep their windows and doors shut.


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