Arsonists target area of Thetford Forest

Firefighters have been called out to two deliberately started fires. PIC: Denise Bradley.

Firefighters have been called out to two deliberately started fires. PIC: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters were called to tackle a fire in Thetford Forest.

A crew from Thetford attended the scene near the A11 at 6.55pm on Monday following reports of a fire in the forestry.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had been started deliberately.

The crew used hand appliances to extinguish the fire.