Fire crews tackle blaze at Norwich tower block

Eighteen fire engines were called to a blaze on the eighth floor of a Norwich tower block.

Markham Tower was evacuated and Bowers Avenue and Bignold Road closed to ensure the safety of firefighters and members of the public.

Norfolk Fire Service said the flats were declared safe at 13:00 BST. Investigations are ongoing.

The fire service said about 90 firefighters using jets and breathing apparatus were at the scene.

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