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Byfords in Holt evacuated after kitchen fire

PUBLISHED: 19:22 23 October 2017 | UPDATED: 19:31 23 October 2017

Byfords restaurant in Holt was evacuated this afternoon. 
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Byfords restaurant in Holt was evacuated this afternoon. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

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Two crews attended Byfords B&B on Shirehall Plain in Holt this afternoon.

The appliances from Holt and Fakenham, wearing breathing apparatus, extinguished a chip fryer on fire using dry powder and foam extinguishers.

They were called out at about 2.10pm.

The well-known B&B tweeted shortly after to say they had been forced to evacuate after a “small kitchen fire”.

Fire brigade outside Byfords today (Picture: Frank Shackloth)Fire brigade outside Byfords today (Picture: Frank Shackloth)

At 4.30pm they returned to Twitter to say that they had reopened and to thank customers for their “understanding and patience”.

A spokesman for the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said there were no reports of any injuries.

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