Forestry waste ablaze in Wood Norton

PUBLISHED: 18:12 02 July 2018 | UPDATED: 18:12 02 July 2018

Photo: Denise Bradley

Photo: Denise Bradley


Fire crews from Fakenham, Holt and Dereham are at the scene of an undergrowth fire in a mid Norfolk village.

Appliances were called to Holt Road in Wood Norton at 4.25pm on Monday, July 2.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Fire and Rescue said: “Crews are attending a fire off Holt Road using hose reel jets.

“A large pile of forestry waste is on fire and spreading into the undergrowth.

“Two crews from Fakenham and one crew from Holt were first on the scene at 4.42pm.”

The fire service have confirmed the incident is not being treated as arson.

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