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Almost 40 fire fighters tackle fire in central Norwich

PUBLISHED: 07:33 23 September 2018 | UPDATED: 13:37 23 September 2018

Emergency services in Norwich early this morning. PHOTO: Harry Ross

Emergency services in Norwich early this morning. PHOTO: Harry Ross

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Nearly 40 fire fighters tackled a building fire in central Norwich early this morning.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service was called to Mountergate, near Prince of Wales Road, at 1.23am.

Appliances from Carrow, Sprowston, Earlham, Wroxham, Hethersett, Loddon and the aerial ladder platform from Earlham were at the fire.

The 39 fire fighters left the scene at 4.40am.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

The industrial building is opposite the back of Rose Lane carpark.

The fire at Mountergate on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Jack BowgenThe fire at Mountergate on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Jack Bowgen

The scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie SmithThe scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie Smith

The scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie SmithThe scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie Smith

The fire on Mountergate early on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Mark ThompsonThe fire on Mountergate early on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Mark Thompson

The scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie SmithThe scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie Smith

The scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie SmithThe scene of a large fire in Mountergate, Norwich on Sunday morning. PHOTO: Sophie Smith

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