Air ambulance called to Norfolk village after man is injured in fire

PUBLISHED: 15:41 04 April 2018 | UPDATED: 15:48 04 April 2018

Air ambulance. Pictures: Franz Sidney

Air ambulance. Pictures: Franz Sidney


A man has been taken to hospital by the air ambulance after sustaining injuries in an incident involving a fire, near Swaffham.

Emergency services were called to Chapel Road, which runs between the village of Necton and the hamlet Ivy Todd, at around 12.15pm on Wednesday.

An ambulance was dispatched to the scene, along with three support vehicles and the East of England Air Ambulance. Fire crews from Dereham, Massingham and Swaffham were also in attendance.

A spokesperson for Norfolk Fire and Rescue said they were unable to confirm the exact details of the incident but said the man suffered burns as a result of an outdoor fire.

The East of England Ambulance Service said the patient was taken by air ambulance to hospital for further treatment.

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