Firefighters battle house and vehicle fires

Fire crews responded to reports of a house fire in Victoria Road, Great Yarmouth, on Saturday mornin

Fire crews responded to reports of a house fire in Victoria Road, Great Yarmouth, on Saturday morning. Photo: Google. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters in Great Yarmouth have had a busy weekend responding to a series of call outs including a house fire and a vehicle fire.

At around 8.45am on Saturday, January 6, crews from Great Yarmouth attended a house fire on Victoria Road.

Crews used hose reel jets and breathing equipment to extinguish the blaze.

They also used a thermal image camera to ensure the fire was under control before declaring the scene secure.

Also on Saturday, at 5.45pm, crews from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston attended a report of a fire in Camperdown.


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However, upon arrival it was revealed to be a malicious false alarm.

Firefighter were again called into action in the early hours of Sunday morning after reports of a vehicle fire just after 2am.

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The incident occurred on the Lowestoft Road in Hopton. Crews from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth used breathing equipment and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

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