Firefighters quell vehicle blaze near village pub

Firefighters from Dereham and Massingham battled a vehicle fire in Castle Acre. Picture: Google

Firefighters from Dereham and Massingham battled a vehicle fire in Castle Acre. Picture: Google - Credit: Archant

Crews were pressed into action to deal with a vehicle fire in a Norfolk village.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service received a 999 call at 12.02pm this afternoon (August 1) relating a vehicle fire at Stocks Green in Castle Acre, near to The Ostrich Inn.

Firefighters from Dereham and Massingham arrived on the scene at 12.17pm and quickly managed to extinguish the blaze.

A imaging camera was subsequently used to check for hot spots and the scene was considered safe by 12.35pm.

No casualties were reported as a result of the incident and there is no police involvement.