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Eight fire engines called out to blaze in Norfolk town

Emergency services were called to a blaze in Station Road, Aylsham. Picture: Archant Library.

Emergency services were called to a blaze in Station Road, Aylsham. Picture: Archant Library.

Eight fire engines were called in to put out a blaze in north Norfolk.

The blaze broke out at an address in Station Road, Aylsham, at around 3.50pm today (Wednesday, March 14).

Fire crews from Aylsham, Sprowston, Carrow and Earlham were among the response team.

One man is believed to have been in the property where the fire was, but his condition is yet unknown.

A fire service spokesman said the blaze had been put out using both hand extinguishers and hose reel jets, and a thermal imaging camera was used to check for hot spots.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said: “We were called just after 4pm after Norfolk Fire and Rescue requested police at the scene at an address in Station Road, in Aylsham.

“The fire is out and an ambulance has been called for a man who is believed to have been in the property at the time.”


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