Norfolk is the only fire service in the UK with its own dedicated diving team which is regularly used by police forces.
More than 60 Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Essex involving 160,000 litres of cooking oil.
Three oil tankers have been destroyed in a fire on an industrial estate in Suffolk.
Fire has badly damaged a thatched house in Essex. It broke out at Pledgdon Green near Henham just after five o'clock this morning. At its height more than fifty firefighters were at the scene. They were unable to save the roof and a large part of the first floor was also destroyed.
RSPCA officers were also called to the scene to help find a six foot long python. The snake was found unharmed. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Firefighters have been called to a blaze at a farm near Norwich.
Ten fire crews have been called to the scene at Camp Farm, Roudham. It is believed the fire may have broken out in a farm building on the site.
A strike planned for September 5th by members of the Fire Brigades Union in Essex has been postponed. Union negotiators say significant progress has been made during talks with managers. The strike was originally planned as part of a dispute involving changes in working practices.
A man has died following a fire at a garage in Milton Keynes.
Firefighters were called to a commercial garage on Church Street in Bletchley, just after five o'clock this morning.
The man was rescued from the building but died at the scene
Thames Valley Police said they were treating the death as unexplained. Road closures have been put in place during the investigation.
– Greg Smith, Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service
Our thoughts are with the man's family and friends and the local community. Firefighters will be visiting the area today to provide reassurance and offer fire safety advice to local residents."
Fire crews from Hertfordshire Fire Service are tackling a blaze at Fairlands Park, Stevenage.
Crews were called to the park at just after 5.30pm this afternoon. Crews wearing breathing apparatus are tackling the fire.
The fire is believed to have broken out on a jetty close to the cafeteria near the Sailing Centre. The smoke from the fire can be seen for several miles.
Essex fire crews have called off some of their planned strike dates during the Olympics.
Fire crews in Essex have called off strike action, which was due to take place during the Olympics, because of safety fears.