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Fire at a property in North Walsham

PUBLISHED: 10:05 29 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:23 29 July 2018

Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: AMBER ROUNCE

Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: AMBER ROUNCE

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Part of North Walsham’s town centre was cordoned off and businesses were forced to close when a fire broke out in a flat above a shop.

Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: AMBER ROUNCEFirefighters were called to the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: AMBER ROUNCE

Fire crews from Cromer, Mundesley, Stalham, Aylsham stations were called to the home above Caton’s, a second-hand furniture shop, in Market Street at about 4.30pm on Saturday (July 28).

The busy street was closed to pedestrians and vehicles as crews tackled the blaze, and luckily, no-one was injured.

Firefighters remained at the scene until just after 8.15pm.

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “They use hose reel jets and main reel jets to extinguish. Appliances were there till about 8.15pm.”

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in North Walsham on July 28. Picture: MARK WATTSFirefighters at the scene of a blaze in North Walsham on July 28. Picture: MARK WATTS

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze in North Walsham on July 28. Picture: MARK WATTSFirefighters at the scene of a blaze in North Walsham on July 28. Picture: MARK WATTS

Emergency services on the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: RICHARD BARREmergency services on the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: RICHARD BARR

Emergency services on the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: RICHARD BARREmergency services on the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: RICHARD BARR

Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: AMBER ROUNCEFirefighters were called to the scene of a fire in North Walsham. Picture: AMBER ROUNCE


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