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.
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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Rain this morning will clear to sunny spells and scattered showers this afternoon.
A film put together by UNISON has highlighted the growing pressures ambulance staff in the East of England are facing.
Outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, tomorrow morning will clear to showers by the afternoon.