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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk's fire service has paid thousands of pounds to other regions to borrow services or seek support at incidents.

Firefighters are known for their everyday heroics rescuing babies from burning buildings and pulling people from smoke-filled homes.

Seven fire crews were sent to a blaze which broke out in the basement of a building in Norwich city centre.

Fire crews were called out to reports of a house fire in Great Yarmouth.

Police arrested a man after flares were thrown through the windows a Norwich property.

A large tree has come down in Norwich city centre.

Firefighters from north Norfolk were called out to reports of a cooker on fire.

The fire service has been thanked for its swift actions preventing the spread of a large fire at a north Norfolk beauty spot.

Reports of a building fire in a mid-Norfolk town saw firefighters arrive to tackle the blaze.

Firefighters were called to put out a blaze the size of two international rugby fields at a north Norfolk beauty spot overnight.

A street in Norwich which has been shut since high winds tore a chunk of cladding from a tower block will remain closed until winds have dropped enough to safely assess the damage.

The heroic, brave and lifesaving actions of the region's fire service have been recognised during a special ceremony.

Fire fighters have been called back to the scene of a large fire which destroyed a Norfolk business over the weekend.

Fire fighters will be staying throughout the night at the scene of a devastating blaze that has destroyed a Norfolk business.

Part of Norwich's ring road was shut after two cars caught fire.

Dozens of firefighters are fighting a blaze in a power tools business at an industrial estate.

People have been urged to keep their doors and windows closed as firefighters attend a chemical incident in Fakenham.

Staff in pubs, bars and restaurants near rivers and waterways are to get lifesaving training from firefighters - so they can rescue people from drowning.

Emergency services have attended a car crash in a Horsham St Faith.

A fire at a block of flats in a Norfolk town is being treated as arson by police.

Police are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on a village lane.

Multiple emergency services vehicles were at a house following concerns for a man's safety.

Firefighters were called after a car burst into flames in Norwich during the evening rush hour.

It was a busy weekend for the emergency services near a north Norfolk market town after three separate crashes resulted in two arrests.

Video Traffic on A11 slow after car fire

Monday, February 4, 2019

A lane of the A11 was shut after a car caught fire.

A driver has been arrested following a crash in north Norfolk after testing positive for drugs and alcohol.

Firefighters were called to extinguish a burning vehicle.

Cooking fumes were the reason for an emergency call out on the north Norfolk coast.

The damning details behind the closure of a Norwich care home for people with mental health issues have been revealed.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have been called to help release a person trapped in a car following a crash in Dereham.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have been called to Riverside following reports of a fire.

He thought things couldn't get any worse when his car was stolen, he had to pay for its recovery, and the insurance company said he wasn't covered.

A person who was stuck in a building has been released by firefighters.

Staff at Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have helped rescue a pigeon from a chimney.

Fire crews have been called to a house fire in Wimbotsham.

Norfolk's chief fire officer has resigned from the post after more than 35 years with the county's fire and rescue service.

Firefighters have helped rescue a baby that was locked in a car in Norwich.

Fire fighters have been called to a high street pet shop.

Emergency services were called to the A11 at 3am today after a car crashed into the central reservation.

Emergency services were at the scene of a crash outside a South Norfolk village.

A shortage of retained firefighters in Norfolk, with more than 50 vacancies across the county, has prompted a recruitment drive to ensure the county is properly protected.

Morning commuters faced delays around Great Yarmouth following a crash.

Firefighters tackled a blaze in a building in Great Yarmouth this evening (January 6).

Emergency services were called to a car crash this afternoon.

A straw bale fire is being treated as arson a month after a Norfolk farmer lost £40,000 worth of straw go up in flames in a similar attack.

Firefighters in Norfolk faced more serious fires last year, according to new figures.

Burnt toast costs not only vital minutes in the morning rush, new figures can reveal, but also time and money for firefighters.

Two fire engines were called out to reports of a washing machine fire in north Norfolk.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire which was started deliberately in Great Yarmouth on Friday afternoon.

Emergency services have attended a crash in South Norfolk.

Emergency services were called after a two vehicle crash at a notorious crossroads on the A140 in which two people had been injured.

Footage has emerged showing a vehicle fire at a petrol station in Taverham yesterday evening.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to reports of a crash between three cars and a van on Monday.

A drone was used to hunt a "dangerous" dog which tried to bite a person during a police chase in Great Yarmouth on Sunday night.

A fire broke out in a three storey flat this morning in King's Lynn.

A search and rescue training exercise involving a fallen injured horse and rider was simulated in Norfolk to prepare emergency crews in the event of a potential incident.

A car caused significant structural damage to a house in Heacham when it crashed into the front of it.

Emergency services were called to rescue and man who got into difficulty in a river in Great Yarmouth earlier this afternoon.

A driver has been taken to hospital after a crash on the A149, with police reporting several other collisions in Norfolk this morning.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service are on the scene of a caravan fire in West Norfolk.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service are tackling a fire close to a thatched cottage.

A man who was looking to throw himself in the river has been rescued from a bridge in Norwich.

Norfolk firefighters were called to reports of a person being stuck in public toilets.

Investigations are continuing to establish the cause of a blaze which destroyed a derelict building behind a former Norwich pub.

A young mother has described the shock of being woken in the night to the sound of fire "crackling and banging" outside her and her three-year-old daughter's Dereham home.

A Norfolk Youth for Christ worker has taken up a new role in the Identity Youth Project in Gorleston.

Almost 180 people were injured and three people died in fires across Norfolk and Suffolk over the last year, according to the latest Home Office figures.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service tackled a bus fire in a Breckland village this morning.

Firefighters were called to a mid-Norfolk market town after a washing machine caught alight.

Firefighters were called after a building caught fire at a seaside resort in north Norfolk.

Firefighters were called out to 111 false alarms at Norfolk hospitals and NHS trusts within a year.

Emergency services were at a traffic accident near Diss, in which a car rolled over.

Firefighters have been called out to Bradwell to deal with a carbon monoxide leak at a property there this morning.

A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car.

A roadside cafe hit by a fire which saw six crews rush to the scene on Thursday has said it will close while repairs are carried out.

A lack of fire safety measures at a stately Norfolk mansion that was being advertised as a holiday house sleeping up to 36 people could have resulted in "serious injury or death", a court has heard.

Firefighters were called in to check the safety of two container drums that washed up on the beach at Hunstanton.

Firefighters tackled a blaze in the roof space of a house in Diss.

Two cars have been involved in a collision in Gorleston High Street.

A busy roundabout junction off the A140 had to be closed after a tractor and trailer overturned blocking a road in South Norfolk.

A road was closed after a car and a tractor were involved in a crash - for the second time in 24 hours in the area.

A man was airlifted to hospital after his red Volkswagon Polo was involved in a crash with a tractor.

Customers were evacuated from a city centre shopping mall Tuesday afternoon after reports a car was on fire in the car park.

Firefighters were called out to reports of a capsized boat in King's Lynn only to find out that the stricken vessel was a water ski ramp.

Police officers and staff who have died in service will be forever remembered as part of a memorial wall which has been unveiled at the force's Wymondham headquarters.

Investigations are ongoing after a car ended up in a ditch at Welney.

The A146 at Yelverton is currently closed in both directions.

Emergency services crews have been called to a three vehicle collision which caused heavy traffic in Gorleston.

A north Norfolk fire station is preparing to open its door to potential new recruits for the county's retained fire and rescue service.

A holidaymaker has described his shock after he went out for a walk and returned to see the old Pontins site in Hemsby up in flames.

Norfolk's chief fire officer hopes a lifesaving scheme which sees firefighters respond to medical emergencies in the county can be revived.

Emergency services were called to an incident on the Acle Straight following a crash which involved two vehicles.

A man has died from injuries suffered in a crash between two cars that closed a major Norfolk road for more than 12 hours.

A man has been rescued after becoming trapped in a car upside down in water.

Firefighters were called to put out a small rubbish fire on the north Norfolk coast.

Firefighters were called to help following a crash in a Norfolk village.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and arson after a tent was set on fire in Great Yarmouth this morning.

A trapped casualty has been released from a car crash by emergency services.

Firefighters from Dereham were called to put out a house fire in a mid-Norfolk village this afternoon.

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