Firefighters called to extinguish a swing on fire in play area

Firefighters were called to a fire in Wells. Picture: Steve Adams

Firefighters were called to a fire in Wells. Picture: Steve Adams - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A swing had to be extinguished after it was discovered on fire in a market town play area.

A crew from Dereham was called to Moorgate Road in the town shortly after 6am today, Monday August 6.

Firefighters used hand appliances to put the small fire out.

The extent of the damage is currently unknown but is believed to be minor.