Norfolk

Fire crews return after Belton thatched cottage blaze re-starts

Burnt out house with fire-fighters on platform above
Image caption Firefighters say an investigation into the cause is under way

Fire crews have been back at the scene of a thatched cottage blaze that re-ignited several hours after they left.

About 60 firefighters tackled the blaze in Beccles Road, Belton, Norfolk, for nearly seven hours after it broke out at about 19:20 BST on Wednesday.

The elderly owner was able to get out but a dog walker out shortly before 06:00 BST spotted it had re-started.

Crews then returned to the scene. The cause is not yet known but an investigation is under way.

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Image caption The blaze ripped through the roof of the thatched house on Wednesday night

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