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Arson - Wheelie bins set alight in Wymondham

Police are appealing for information after two arson incidents where wheelie bins were set on fire in Wymondham on Sunday (14 June) morning.

The first incident happened between 4.20am and 4.40am when a wheelie bin was set alight next to a property on Chandlers Close causing one man to be checked over by ambulance staff for smoke inhalation.

The second incident occurred between 1am and 10am when two bins were set alight outside a property on Back Lane. In both instances the bins suffered significant damage.

Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area between the times stated or anyone with information should contact PC Steve Knightley at Wymondham Police Station on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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EDP Commemorative Flood Pin

Crews from West Norfolk were presented with Commemorative pins by EDP editor Nigel Pickover and Chief Fire Officer Nigel Williams.

Crew Receive Commemorative PinThe crews from Kings Lynn, Wells, Hunstanton, West Walton, Sandringham, Heacham, Downham Market and Terrington were all involved in the emergency response to the tidal surge on the evening of 5th December 2013.

Station Manager Bob Ayers from Kings Lynn Fire Station was the Fire Silver Commander for the Western District on the night of the surge.

“Crews were deployed on standby at key locations from about three o’clock in the afternoon. We had deployed some of our 4x4 Mann Appliances around the coastline from Kings Lynn to Wells to provide us with an immediate first response to some of the low lying areas.

Commemorative Pin

Incidents of note were:


The rescue of a lady, her Alsatian and Cat from a partially submerged barge on Boals Quay in Kings Lynn. Specially trained crews initially gained access to the vessel by wading through the flood water before the Surface Rescue Boat was launched to safely recover all three to dry land.

Crews assisted with the safe evacuation of five residents from Three Crowns House on the Quayside at Kings Lynn when the property became surrounded by floodwater.

Later in the evening a number of crews responded to the SeaLife Centre in Hunstanton where they pumped out the property for a number of hours before helping with the rescue effort to transfer the stock of aquatic life into tanks for transfer to other centres across the UK”

Over the next 48 hrs crews were called out numerous times to pump out properties in the District.  

 

 

Police appeal following Fakenham arson incident


Police are investigating following an arson incident in Fakenham.

It occurred on Wednesday 10 June shortly after 11pm at an address on Water Moor Lane when two Isuzu Troopers and a caravan were set alight.

The fire caused extensive damage internally and externally to one of the cars and damaged the offside front wheel arch of the other vehicle and the inside of the caravan.

Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area between the times stated or anyone with information should contact Fakenham Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the times stated, or anyone with information, should contact PC Gary Brown at Great Yarmouth Police Station on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Norfolk Constabulary Logo This press release has been provided by Norfolk Constabulary and is related to an ongoing criminal investigation involving arson.

Appeal following Great Yarmouth arsons

Police are appealing for information following two incidents of arson in East Road in Great Yarmouth.

The first occurred in the early hours of Tuesday 19 May, where suspect(s) have set light to a Monza white caravan, which was not attached to another vehicle, causing significant damage to the interior.

The second occurred in the early hours of Tuesday 9 June, where suspect(s) have set light to a 2 berth caravan, causing significant damage to the caravan and the victim's fence.

In both incidents the Fire Service attended and extinguished the blazes.

Anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the times stated, or anyone with information, should contact PC Gary Brown at Great Yarmouth Police Station on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Norfolk Constabulary Logo This press release has been provided by Norfolk Constabulary and is related to an ongoing criminal investigation involving arson.

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