Fire crews called to early morning forest blaze

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Fire crews are at the scene of a large forest blaze at Croxton Heath. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Multiple fire crews were called to a forest fire near Thetford.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service was called at 5.14am on Friday (July 29) after a member of the public saw a blaze at Croxton Heath, near Watton Road.  

It was described by officers as a "large forest fire" and appliances from Thetford, East Harling, Watton, Wymondham, Diss and Attleborough were called to the scene.

There has been no injuries and the crews were stood down more than three hours later at 8.28am.