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Fire brigade called to domestic fire in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 14:54 17 July 2018 | UPDATED: 14:54 17 July 2018

A section of Whitehorse Plain was closed off while crews tackled the fire                     Picture: Jacob Massey

A section of Whitehorse Plain was closed off while crews tackled the fire Picture: Jacob Massey

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Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service have been called to a domestic fire near Great Yarmouth town centre.

Fire engines from Martham and Gorleston attended the scene                     Picture: Jacob MasseyFire engines from Martham and Gorleston attended the scene Picture: Jacob Massey

Fire engines from Martham and Gorleston were called at around 1.30pm to the house in Northgate Street.

The householder said he turned on the dishwasher which caused an electrical fault and upon seeing smoke and hearing the fire alarm, he quickly left the property with his dog before calling 999.

Crews used breathing apparatus, hoses, hydrants and thermal image cameras to extinguish the fire.

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