Search

Crews tackle fire on Sculthorpe airfield, near Fakenham

PUBLISHED: 15:16 05 May 2013 | UPDATED: 15:16 05 May 2013

Fire in Earlham Road, Norwich this morning

Fire in Earlham Road, Norwich this morning

Archant

Two Fakenham fire crews put out a fire in rubbish and discarded tyres on the former RAF Sculthorpe site yesterday,

They were called to Tattersett at about 8.10am and about 20 tyres were on fire as well the rubbish.

It took about 40 minutes to bring it under control.

A fire service spokesman said it was some distance from the mountain of hundreds of thousands of tyres which has been dumped on another part of the airfield.

Other news

12 minutes ago

A new initiative to help encourage people to shop locally and support independent retailers is set to head to the county.

Yesterday, 23:42

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Yesterday, 16:46

Thousands of homes are still without power across Norfolk and Suffolk after strong winds caused widespread damage across the region.

Yesterday, 15:45

A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

Most Read

12 minutes ago

A new initiative to help encourage people to shop locally and support independent retailers is set to head to the county.

Read more
Breckland Council
Yesterday, 23:42

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Read more
Clive Lewis
Yesterday, 16:46

Thousands of homes are still without power across Norfolk and Suffolk after strong winds caused widespread damage across the region.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:45

A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

Read more
Wales
Yesterday, 13:58

Part of a terrace house has collapsed after strong winds.

Read more

Most Commented

12 minutes ago

A new initiative to help encourage people to shop locally and support independent retailers is set to head to the county.

Read more
Breckland Council
Yesterday, 23:42

The resignation of the region’s ambulance trust’s medical director has been announced just a day after it was alleged 20 people died waiting for help whilst the service was stretched.

Read more
Clive Lewis
Yesterday, 16:46

Thousands of homes are still without power across Norfolk and Suffolk after strong winds caused widespread damage across the region.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:45

A Gothic horror film that brought star Vincent Price and director Roger Corman to Norfolk is to return to Norwich for a screening by Hallowed Histories.

Read more
Wales
Yesterday, 13:58

Part of a terrace house has collapsed after strong winds.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 0°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dereham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter