A fire at a wedding venue near Norwich is not being treated as suspicious, investigators have revealed. 

Eight fire crews were called to Horsham St Faith on Sunday, August 6 to battle a blaze at Elm Farm Country House.

The cause of the fire, which was predominantly in the roof of the venue, remains unknown. 

Norwich Evening News: The Elm Farm Country House in Horsham St FaithThe Elm Farm Country House in Horsham St Faith (Image: Newsquest)

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But a spokesman for Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed: "An investigation has been carried out by a fire investigation and protection officer and a final report will be shared with the property owners.

"Our enquiries have found that we don't believe there were any suspicious circumstances."

Neighbours said they had heard "explosions" in the afternoon, with the smell of smoke lingering until the following morning.

One local, who did not wish to be named, said the village was illuminated with blue lights following the incident.

Norwich Evening News: The cause of the fire remains unknownThe cause of the fire remains unknown (Image: Thomas Dack)

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"The first we knew of it was when we heard two loud explosions one after another," he added.

"I think it was gas canisters going up, it didn't sound good."

Elm Farm Country House was contacted for comment.