Thetford: Fire in the open is extinguished

Fire-engine

- Credit: Archant

A blaze in the open near Thetford has been tackled by firefighters.

A call came in at 3.43am saying a fire in the open had been spotted from the B1106 near Theford.

When an appliance from Brandon arrived on scene at 3.57am the crew found a pile of wood measuring about 30 x 30m on fire.

A water carrier from Newmarket was also sent to the scene due to the location of the blaze.

Crews used one hose reel to extinguish the fire, which was under control by 5.53am.