Fire crews tackle blaze at Broome Heath

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The aftermath of Sunday's fire at Broome Heath. - Credit: Liz Moomin Moomin

Fire crews were called to tackle a sudden blaze at Broome Heath on Sunday morning.

Crews were called to extinguish a heather fire just after 10am on Sunday morning, July 31.

The fire was at Broome Pits, just off Sun Road, in Broome.

A woman fishing called 999 after spotting the fire.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was a section of heather by the slop to the Broome Village Hall which was approximately 100 by 100 metre squared.

The call was received at 10:02am and fire fighters had the blaze fully extinguished by 10:38am. 

The cause of the fire remains unknown.

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