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Emergency services called to reports of a ‘man in a fire’

PUBLISHED: 15:46 06 August 2019 | UPDATED: 15:46 06 August 2019

“Two engines attended the gas fire involving a kitchen cooker.

“Two engines attended the gas fire involving a kitchen cooker." Picture: Matthew Nixon

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Emergency services were called to a residential area following reports of man in a fire.

Firefighters, ambulance and police were called to Union Place just after 2pm. Picture: Matthew NixonFirefighters, ambulance and police were called to Union Place just after 2pm. Picture: Matthew Nixon

Firefighters, ambulance and police attended a kitchen fire at Union Place, on London Road South in Lowestoft just after 2pm.

Two appliances from Lowestoft South Fire Station were called to the scene at 2.14pm.

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A spokesperson from Suffolk Fire and Rescue service, said: "Ambulance notified us of the 30-year-old male casualty.

"Two engines attended the gas fire involving a kitchen cooker. The oven was isolated and the gas was shut off," they said.

A spokesperson from East of England Ambulance service, said: "An ambulance and a rapid response vehicle were called to an address in Lowestoft shortly after 2pm today (August 6) following reports of a man in a fire."

However, no patients required ambulance transport.


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