Multiple crews called to blaze at a flat in city building

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Thorpe Road, Norwich

Fire crews were called to a blaze in Thorpe Road, Norwich - Credit: Supplied

10 fire engines were called to tackle a blaze at a flat in a building in Norwich.

Crews were called to the incident in Thorpe Road, Norwich, just after 7pm on Saturday, July 9.

Firefighters used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze

Firefighters used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze - Credit: Supplied

Firefighters used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze and then checked for hot spots.

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman confirmed at 8.10pm that the incident was being "scaled down" and no emergency services remain at the scene. 

The spokeswoman could not confirm if people were evacuated but added that an ambulance was called but on "stand-by" only.