Norfolk

West Dereham scrap yard fire 'could burn for days'

Scrap yard fire Image copyright Alison Richardson
Image caption At the height of the blaze at the scrap yard in Station Road, West Dereham, 55 firefighters were on site trying to extinguish the flames

A fire at a scrap yard could burn for several days, firefighters say.

Public health officials are monitoring the air quality near the fire in Station Road, West Dereham, near Downham Market, Norfolk.

The blaze began at about 06:15 BST and 55 firefighters were dealing with it at one stage.

Norfolk Fire Service has asked people living nearby to keep their doors and windows closed.

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