Two people taken to hospital after suffering burns in Norwich city centre house fire

Fire in building on Bethel Street in Norwich. Picture Twitter/ChristopherCooper

Fire in building on Bethel Street in Norwich. Picture Twitter/ChristopherCooper - Credit: Archant

Two people have suffered burns following a house fire in the centre of Norwich.

Fire on Bethel Street in Norwich. Picture Luke Powell

Fire on Bethel Street in Norwich. Picture Luke Powell - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to Bethel Street at 4.50pm following reports of a fire in the building's roof.

But on arrival, firefighters discovered the blaze was confined to the ground floor of the property, which is located next to Pedal Revolution.

James Hilton, crew manager, said everyone had been evacuated by the time the fire service arrived.

But he added that two people from inside the property had to be taken to hospital after suffering minor burns and smoke inhalation.

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