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Another person in Great Yarmouth has had to be rescued from a lift after it got stuck.

Firefighters were called to free someone trapped in a lift in a Great Yarmouth shop.

A casualty had to be freed from their vehicle by firefighters after a crash on a rural road.

Fire crews were called to a blaze at a private property in Holt today.

Emergency services were called to a car crash this afternoon.

A man needed treatment from ambulance crews after a house fire.

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

Emergency services were called to the aid of a woman “in a period of crisis” close to the River Wensum this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the aid of a stranded family this afternoon, after their car got stuck in flood water under a bridge.

Firefighters rescued cows from a burning shed in Bungay in the early hours of Christmas Eve.

West Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service bid a fond farewell to one of their own after 30 years of service.

Firefighters freed a child locked in a car in Great Yarmouth.

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

Firefighters tackled a blaze in a bin after rubbish caught fire in a north Norfolk town.

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

A woman in her 80s had to be cut free from her car after it flipped onto its roof on a rural road.

Updated Road temporarily closed as van fire is tackled

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Police investigations are continuing after a stolen van was found ablaze on the A12, with the busy stretch of road being temporarily closed.

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

A crash in Suffolk left a car stuck in a ditch and the driver and passenger trapped inside the vehicle.

Emergency services attended a car crash on a busy road in Caister on Saturday night.

Fire services from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston were called to a house fire in Bradwell on Friday night.

An early morning blaze in “a small wood burner” was quickly tackled by firefighters.

Blaze tackled on caravan site

Saturday, November 24, 2018

A stretch of road was temporarily closed to northbound traffic as firefighters dealt with a caravan blaze.

Firefighters responded to two call-outs in quick succession in Great Yarmouth and Gorleston.

Firefighters have been praised by a film star and television actor for saving the historic thatched cottage near his home.

Emergency services were called to Great Yarmouth town centre after a disused lamp post caught fire on Monday afternoon.

A special fire service vehicle is taking to the streets of Suffolk highlighting the range of work and opportunities within the service.

Fire services were called to a house fire in Cobholm earlier this morning.

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

Crews from the fire service were called to a chimney fire in Gorleston earlier this afternoon.

Jake Humphrey says he has experienced “the hardest of days” after breaking news of a helicopter crash at Leicester City Football Club.

Fire crews have tackled a fire at an agricultural building near Great Yarmouth.

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.

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

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 had to be rescued after becoming trapped in his car when it overturned onto its roof and landed in a water-filled ditch.

Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses after a car fire in Lowestoft earlier this month.

Fire crews from seven stations are at the scene of a stack fire in the open in Snarehill, near Thetford.

Fire crews rushed to a building fire in Belton this morning.

A man was taken to hospital after falling from a first floor window onto a conservatory below.

A house fire has been tackled in Great Yarmouth following a suspected arson incident.

Dozens of firefighters battled to control a blaze that broke out in a car workshop at Brandon this afternoon, leaving one person hurt.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have attended a series of road traffic accidents.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have attended a building fire in Thorpe today.

A person had to be cut free from a car after a crash on the the A148 at Tattersett.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service has taken to Twitter in an attempt to track down the site owners of the derelict Pontins resort in Hemsby.

Firefighters have tackled a fire on the outskirts of Great Yarmouth that was started deliberately.

Spells of rain and cooler temperatures are sure to be a welcome relief to firefighters and farmers across the region.

Drivers face delays this afternoon as firefighters battle a verge fire on the side of the A11.

People in Norfolk can take the first step towards a career in the emergency services after applications for full-time firefighter posts opened.

Firefighters have brought a forestry fire off the A11 near Elveden under control.

Police are investigating the cause of a large hay stack fire on farm land in Rougham, near Bury St Edmunds.

Emergency services had a busy night because of heavy rain, intense thunder and lightning storms and giant hail stones.

Dozens of firefighters are tackling a blaze at Elveden Farms.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed they attended 163 incidents over a weekend of unrelenting heat across the county.

Heatwave temperatures and tinderbox conditions continue to spark wildfires across the region but investigators are probing whether some have more sinister origins.

Footage shows firefighters attempting to tackle a blaze that covered an area of 300sqm in Waxham.

Reports of fires being set deliberately have piled more pressure on the fire service over the weekend, as they continue to battle against dry conditions.

Firefighters have thanked people in Norfolk after they were given bacon sandwiches and cold drinks while battling a fire.

Fire crews battled a field blaze in Mile End near Brandon where 100m x 120m of undergrowth was on fire.

Emergency services have been at the scene of a large fire near a National Trust landmark since before 6.30am.

Crews have tackled two separate fires in Sheringham on the north Norfolk coast. Eight pumps, a water carrier and a support vehicle were at the scene of a field fire blaze in Weybourne Road.

The battle for who should control Norfolk’s Fire and Rescue Service is hotting up, after the county council published its case for why it should not be taken over by the police and crime commissioner.

Two fire crews tackled a small grass fire on the Pontins site in Hemsby today.

A fire on Mousehold Heath is believed to have been started deliberately.

Members of Norfolk’s police and crime panel will attend an extraordinary meeting this week over the future of the county’s fire service.

Firefighters are tackling a blaze covering 40 acres of field in Binham.

A motorist was lucky to escape with slight injuries after a car overturned and ended up on its roof.

Norfolk’s chief fire officer has warned the sort of blazes which have been raging on the edge of Manchester could happen in this county.

Firefighters have a grass fire in Suffolk under control as the region continues to bake under the hot weather.

Eight crews are currently on scene at a fire in undergrowth at Thetford Forest.

Three vehicles were torched in a suspected arson attack outside a fire station.

Police are appealing for information following an incident which saw a car winched out of the water in Oulton Broad.

Drone pilot Sergeant Danny Leach said he was “ecsatic” when he found a missing man stuck in marshes.

Firefighters successfully quashed a gorse fire near Gunton Warren after two hectares of the plant caught fire.

Firefighters can now call on a drone to help them tackle fires, floods and searches in Norfolk.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a shop in the centre of Norwich on Thursday morning.

Fire crews rushed to Halesworth yesterday after flats above the town’s newsagents were engulfed in flames.

Two passengers had a lucky escape after their car flipped onto its side in a crash in Kessingland.

A blaze which ripped through a derelict 19th century former school in Thorpe St Andrew was “entirely foreseeable,” a council spokesman has claimed.

A number of traffic accidents have taken place across north Norfolk this weekend.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service has warned of the dangers of leaving your cooking unattended, after new Home Office figures revealed that 1,475 house fires were started by a household appliance in the county between April 2012 and March of last year.

An animal rights group wants a roadside memorial put up in the Fens to commemorate the spot where 20 cows died a week ago when a lorry overturned.

For nearly 43 years Alan Prior has shown commitment and dedication to his role as a retained firefighter.

Firefighters from Lowestoft quickly dealt with a blaze at a flat in the town.

Neighbours have spoken of watching a dramatic rescue from a block of flats in Sheringham, which is being treated as arson.

This week would-be river rescuers were warned not to be a hero.

Do not try to be a hero - that was the message from emergency services after two people rushed to the aid of a woman who was rescued from the River Wensum in Norwich.

Emergency services have been called out to reports of a person in the water by Great Yarmouth’s Haven Bridge.

Three fire crews tackled a fire in a flat above a shop on Norwich Road in Thetford last night.

More than 50 firefighters battled to bring a blaze at a pig farm under control this morning.

A group of men and women who supported fire brigades amid the threat of nuclear war have gathered to commemorate 50 years since the disbandment of the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS).

Thousands of children will learn valuable fire safety skills at an interactive workshop led by Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

The manager of adventure park BeWILDerwood has praised the actions of his staff and the emergency services after a customer suffered an injury on an 18ft high platform.

A woman was taken to hospital on Wednesday afternoon after suffering a fall on a 40ft high rope bridge.

The commissioner for Norfolk Police has accused county councillors of “scaremongering” over plans to explore bringing Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service under his control.

Only two thirds of fire appliances reached property blazes within 11 minutes of getting an emergency call during the last three months of 2017, according to new figures from Suffolk County Council.

An elderly resident was escorted from a property by fire-fighters after a blaze in Sheringham.

Emergency services are looking into possible reports of an incident involving an aircraft in a forest in Suffolk.

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