West Raynham fire: Car compound blaze at old airfield

Fire at West Raynham Image copyright @Mushroommrs
Image caption Firefighters were called at about 17:00 BST to the car compound and gas cylinder site at West Raynham

A man was taken to hospital following a fire at a car compound at a former RAF airfield in Norfolk.

Firefighters were called to the West Raynham site at about 17:00 BST on Tuesday.

Crews fought the blaze with compressed air foam as gas cylinders were present at the site.

The East of England Ambulance Service treated the man, aged in his 40s, who suffered minor burns to his hand and face.

He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, for further care.

Image copyright @JoJoBraderz
Image caption Safety cordons were put in place due to the danger of the cylinders exploding

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