Crews tackle barn fire

Ian ClarkeFirefighters spent around an hour tackling a barn blaze on Saturday.Crews from Dereham and Fakenham were called to the blaze at Sparrow Green, Gressenhall, near Dereham, after the alarm was raised at about 2.Ian Clarke

Firefighters spent around an hour tackling a barn blaze on Saturday.

Crews from Dereham and Fakenham were called to the blaze at Sparrow Green, Gressenhall, near Dereham, after the alarm was raised at about 2.50pm.

Hose reel jets and a teleporter appliance were used to put out the fire in the 30m by 20m outbuilding which contained straw bales.

Crews decided to allow the bales to burn out.

The cause of the fire is not known and there were no reported injuries.

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