Firefighters' photos of historic town centre buildings destroyed by blaze

The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Photo: Norfolk Fire Service.

Norfolk firefighters who spent all weekend tackling a blaze that destroyed historic buildings in Fakenham town centre have released photographs showing what they had to deal with.

It took more than 90 firefighters to bring it under control in the old Aldiss building on Upper Market Place.Officers will continue to work to establish the cause of the blaze, which began on Sunday night.To see before and after aerial photos of the fire-ravaged site, click here.

A burned-out car next to the former Aldiss shop which was destroyed by fire. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The major incident scene in Fakenham town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.
The fire destroyed the former Aldiss shop in the town centre. Credit: Norfolk Fire Service.