Public Information Notice
Ongoing fire incident at Glazewings site in West Dereham
Following a site meeting on Tuesday (16 August) at Glazewings, representatives from the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, the Environment Agency, the Police and Norfolk County Council have issued an update on the situation at the recycling plant Glazewings in West Dereham as the fire is ongoing and likely to continue for the next couple of days.
- Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service has been using sprays to mitigate the impact of the smoke plume, and this has resulted in a reduction in the amount of smoke coming from the site. The next steps will be to progressively excavate the burning material and extinguish it over the next few days.
- Air quality monitoring visits have been carried out at various locations since Saturday (13 August) and are set to continue.
- To date, local rivers and ground water have not been polluted. The Environment Agency will continue to...
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