Firefighters tackle ‘deliberate’ blaze at Fritton forest
- Credit: Nick Butcher
Firefighters tackled a blaze in forestry at Fritton, which is believed to have been started deliberately.
A crew from Great Yarmouth fire station and a second crew from Gorleston fire station were called out about 5.56pm last night (Saturday).
The two crews attended following “reports of a fire in the forestry on New Road in Fritton.”
On arrival at the scene, the fire crews used “hand appliances and back pack sprayers” to put out the flames.
A spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “This was a deliberate ignition.”