Dereham firefighters called out to ‘small grass fire’

Firefighters in Dereham were called out to a 'small grass fire'. Photo: Denise Bradley

Firefighters in Dereham were called out to a 'small grass fire'. Photo: Denise Bradley - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters were called to a mid-Norfolk market town following reports of a grass fire.

A crew from Dereham was called to Yaxham Road, just outside of the town centre, at 5.13pm yesterday, Tuesday March 6.

The fire was extinguished using hand tools and the appliance and its crew were able to leave the scene by 5.45pm.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service described the fire as a 'small grass fire'.

No one is believed to have been injured.


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