Fire at Yarmouth dry dock

PART of Southtown Road in Great Yarmouth has been closed by police following a fire at Richards dry dock.Firefighters were called to the scene just before 3pm when an acetylene cylinder burst into flames.

PART of Southtown Road in Great Yarmouth has been closed by police following a fire at Richards dry dock.

Firefighters were called to the scene just before 3pm when an acetylene cylinder burst into flames.

The fire was quickly put out and firefighters remain on scene monitoring the cylinder.

Residents in nearby homes have not been evacuated, but have instead been advised by police to use back rooms of the properties.