Several vehicles damaged in Fakenham blaze

Anglia Recovery, in Fakenham, where five cars were involved in a fire this morning. Picture: Chris B

Anglia Recovery, in Fakenham, where five cars were involved in a fire this morning. Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Firefighters were called to George Edwards Road, where six vehicles are believed to have been damaged, just after 8.30am.

Two appliances from the town found a number of cars on fire at Anglia Recovery.

Watch manager Gary Thorpe, from Fakenham fire station, said: 'There was a car on fire in close proxmity to other vehicles in a yard. The fire than spread to five other vehicles and also did some superficial damage to a corner of the building.

'Four firefighters using breathing apparatus and hose reel jets extinguished the fire.

'We have taken car of any environmental issues with water run-off and we're happy that the site is safe and it shouldn't reignite again.'


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Crews were on site for just over an hour. A thermal image camera was also used to check for hotspots. The cause of the fire is unknown.

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