Norfolk

Hainford Hall car scrap yard on fire

  • 4 December 2013
  • From the section Norfolk
Fire at Hainford Hall scrapyard
Image caption Firefighters were called to the scene just before 14:00 GMT
Burnt out cars at the scrap yard
Image caption Crews have used foam to bring the blaze under control
Fire at Hainford Hall scrapyard
Image caption Eight appliances were at the scene of the fire
Fire at Hainford Hall scrapyard
Image caption More than 40 firefighters tackled the blaze
Fire at Hainford Hall scrapyard viewed from Norwich city centre
Image caption Smoke from the blaze could be seen from Norwich, about nine miles away

A fire has broken out at a car scrap yard in Norfolk, sending plumes of smoke into the air that could be seen from several miles away.

More than 40 firefighters are tackling the blaze at Hainford Hall, which is believed to involve a "number of vehicles".

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said crews were called to the blaze, off the A140 between Horsham St Faith and Hevingham, at 13:55 GMT.

Police are also at the fire scene.

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