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Major incident on waterfront

PUBLISHED: 14:10 31 March 2020 | UPDATED: 09:28 01 April 2020

Police, firefighters, ambulances and coastguard seal off South Quay in King's Lynn.  Picture: Chris Bishop

Police, firefighters, ambulances and coastguard seal off South Quay in King's Lynn. Picture: Chris Bishop

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A waterfront has been sealed off while the emergency services deal with what appears to be a major incident.

Emergency services on the scene of the incident in King's Lynn  Picture: Chris BishopEmergency services on the scene of the incident in King's Lynn Picture: Chris Bishop

Police, fire, ambulance and coastguards have been on the South Quay, in King’s Lynn, this afternoon.

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Police have sealed off South Quay in King's Lynn as they deal with what appears to be a major incident involving all emergency services  Picure: Chris BishopPolice have sealed off South Quay in King's Lynn as they deal with what appears to be a major incident involving all emergency services Picure: Chris Bishop

A spokesman said officers were first sent to what was descrbed as “a concern for safety” at West Lynn.

Fire appliances and ambulances are currently near Marriott’s Warehouse and the magistrates court, along with police and a forensic unit.

Emergency services on the scene of the incident in King's Lynn  Picture: Chris BishopEmergency services on the scene of the incident in King's Lynn Picture: Chris Bishop

One man at the scene said he had seen emergency workers wearing hazmat protective suits.

Police and firefighters have also been seen on the opposite side of the river off Clockcase Road, Clenchwarton.

Norfolk fire service said it had earlier assisted police and coastguard with an incident at the Port of King’s Lynn.

Police, fire, ambulance and coastguard on the scene of the incident in King's Lynn  Picture: Chris BishopPolice, fire, ambulance and coastguard on the scene of the incident in King's Lynn Picture: Chris Bishop

King's Lynn incident. Picture: Fran RumbelowKing's Lynn incident. Picture: Fran Rumbelow

Incident on King's Lynn South Quay. Picture: Ben PhenixIncident on King's Lynn South Quay. Picture: Ben Phenix


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