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Crews tackle fire on Sculthorpe airfield, near Fakenham

15:16 05 May 2013

Fire in Earlham Road, Norwich this morning

Fire in Earlham Road, Norwich this morning

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

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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.

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