Car catches fire near Norwich, moments into 24-hour firefighter strike

A car caught fire in Thorpe.
A car caught fire in Thorpe. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Firefighters across the region have begun a 24-hour strike.

Contingency plans by senior officers were soon brought into action when a car caught fire in Thorpe on the outskirts of Norwich.

No-none was injured in the blaze.
No-none was injured in the blaze. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The road has now re-opened and no one was injured.

The fighters are staging their industrial action in a dispute over pension arrangements.

It's the latest in a line of walk-outs by members of the Fire Brigades Union.

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Firefighters stage 24-hour strike

Firefighters are on a 24-hour strike as the Fire Brigades Union dispute continues over pay and pensions.