Before and after pictures of fire-hit fire station

It's a rare occurrence - a fire in a fire station.

According to the Deputy Fire Officer of Norfolk Roy Harrold, in his 25 years in the fire service he's known it happen on only three occasions.

These 'before' and 'after' pictures were sent in by ITV Anglia viewer Paul Norfolk

Downham Market fire station before the fire Credit: Paul Norfolk
At the height of the blaze on Monday night

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Blaze destroys fire station and fire engine

A fire station at Downham Market in Norfolk has been destroyed in a blaze. The fire engine inside was also destroyed.