Search

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

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.

0 comments

Other news

Yesterday, 22:30
Firefighters have begun four days of strike action in a dispute over changes to their pension scheme. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Fire and rescue services across the region were called out a number of times tonight, with a 999 service continuing to operate as four days of strike action got underway.

Yesterday, 17:56
Hewy in the pool. Photo: Emma Licence

A tattoo artist with a debilitating back injury has shown his fighting spirit after swimming the length of the English Channel.

Yesterday, 09:47
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters have rescued an elderly man with dementia from a smoke-logged bungalow in Dereham.

Thu, 11:41
Norfolk Police are appealing for information about an assault in Dereham.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dereham.

Most Read

Yesterday, 22:30
Firefighters have begun four days of strike action in a dispute over changes to their pension scheme. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Fire and rescue services across the region were called out a number of times tonight, with a 999 service continuing to operate as four days of strike action got underway.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:56
Hewy in the pool. Photo: Emma Licence

A tattoo artist with a debilitating back injury has shown his fighting spirit after swimming the length of the English Channel.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:47
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters have rescued an elderly man with dementia from a smoke-logged bungalow in Dereham.

Read more
Thu, 11:41
Norfolk Police are appealing for information about an assault in Dereham.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dereham.

Read more
Thu, 06:08
Basil Todd with Palmers on Norwich Street in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Town leaders have urged businessman Basil Todd to stand by his word and invest in Dereham after he announced his acquisiton of the Palmers department store.

Read more

Most Commented

Yesterday, 22:30
Firefighters have begun four days of strike action in a dispute over changes to their pension scheme. Photo: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Fire and rescue services across the region were called out a number of times tonight, with a 999 service continuing to operate as four days of strike action got underway.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:56
Hewy in the pool. Photo: Emma Licence

A tattoo artist with a debilitating back injury has shown his fighting spirit after swimming the length of the English Channel.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:47
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters have rescued an elderly man with dementia from a smoke-logged bungalow in Dereham.

Read more
Thu, 11:41
Norfolk Police are appealing for information about an assault in Dereham.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dereham.

Read more
Thu, 06:08
Basil Todd with Palmers on Norwich Street in Dereham. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Town leaders have urged businessman Basil Todd to stand by his word and invest in Dereham after he announced his acquisiton of the Palmers department store.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 14°C

Digital Edition

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