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Thetford and Brandon fire crews attended blaze 'the size of tennis court' at recycling centre in Hockwold cum Wilton



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Firefighters were called to a blaze 'the size of a tennis court' at a recycling centre in Hockwold cum Wilton earlier today.

Three crews, two from Thetford and one from Brandon, attended the fire in Cowles Drove at 10.22am.

The blaze has now been extinguished and crews were stopped 11.28am.

Firefighters were called to a blaze 'the size of a tennis court' at a recycling centre in Hockwold cum Wilton earlier today. Picture: Google Street View
Firefighters were called to a blaze 'the size of a tennis court' at a recycling centre in Hockwold cum Wilton earlier today. Picture: Google Street View

Firefighters used one hose reel jet and a misting unit.

A spokesman said: "The fire was in a refuse container which had spread to some trees."