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.

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Investigations into blaze which burnt down fire station

Downham Market Fire Station Credit: Kathy Mellish

Norfolk Fire Service investigations are continuing today into how one of its own stations caught fire, destroying the building and its new fire engine inside.

The blaze at Downham Market started in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Compressed air cylinders inside the building exploded.

The cost of the damage is expected to be around two million pounds.

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