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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.

Emergency services have responded to a fire at a chip shop in the centre of Fakenham.

A leaking oil barrel washed up at Kessingland Beach over the weekend.

Great Yarmouth firefighters have been called out to tackle a motorcycle on fire.

Firefighters were called to a mid-Norfolk market town following reports of a grass fire.

Primary school children were excited to see two fire crews arrive at their school yesterday.

A elderly woman has died in a blaze which raged at a property in Hemsby yesterday.

Firefighters have now left the scene of a fire which ripped through the roof of a Norwich home.

Updated Firefighters tackle blaze at Norfolk home

Monday, February 26, 2018

Firefighters have been called to tackle a blaze at a Norfolk home.

Firefighters were sent back to their stations after an apparent roof fire turned out to be steam from an immersion heater.

The director of an environmental services company has praised the fire service after a huge fire tore through one of its warehouses at an industrial estate.

A devastating fire which wiped out a family-run business of 35 years has been ruled an accident.

Trainee firefighters learned how to deal with animal emergencies by getting to grips with the cattle, horses, pigs and sheep at a Norfolk agricultural college.

An elderly man became trapped in his walking frame after falling while at home in the early hours of the morning.

A leading council boss, who oversaw the aftermath of two tragedies in London, has said lessons must be learned from “every emergency situation,” during a visit to Suffolk.

Firefighters were called to a field to put out a stack fire, which remained burning overnight.

High rise flats are to benefit from £2m in safety improvements to ensure the “events of Grenfell will never be repeated” in Norwich.

A minor fire broke out at a house on Gas Hill in Norwich overnight but the occupants were all uninjured and accounted for.

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk has denied a “power grab” as an independent report concluded he should govern the county’s Fire and Rescue Service.

Construction workers have moved in on Beccles fire station, as the first stages of expanding the site get under way.

Drivers must pay attention to road closure signs in times of flooding, the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service has warned.

About 600 children and staff were evacuated from a north Norfolk school after the fire alarm went off.

Firefighters were called in the early hours of this morning to deal with a car fire.

Firefighters have been called into help a school in Gorleston after it suffered a burst water main and electrical problems this morning, leading to it closing.

Police are investigating after a suspected arson attack in Cromer.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service believe a motorcycle found on fire was set alight on purpose.

Tenants in problem-hit city centre flats have to get through the winter without any working central heating, while mould grows around windows and smoke alarms fail.

Suffolk County Council is preparing to launch a recruitment campaign for full-time firefighters in the New Year – the first time it has actively been seeking new recruits for several years.

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