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Fire crews tackle ‘deliberately started’ rubbish blaze

PUBLISHED: 10:06 12 May 2019 | UPDATED: 10:06 12 May 2019

Fire crews from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth extinguished a deliberately started rubbish fire on St Francis Way in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Google Images

Fire crews from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth extinguished a deliberately started rubbish fire on St Francis Way in Great Yarmouth. Picture: Google Images

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A blaze that was quickly tackled by firefighters is believed to have been started deliberately.

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Firefighters from Great Yarmouth and Gorleston fire stations were called out about 8.50am on Sunday, May 12 to reports of a rubbish fire on St Francis Way, in Great Yarmouth.

They soon had the fire under control and a spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said: "Crews from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth extinguished a deliberately started rubbish fire on St Francis Way using hose reels."


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