Fire crews called to explosion at car wash in Pitt Street, Norwich

The premises in Pitt Street where there was a suspected explosion. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The premises in Pitt Street where there was a suspected explosion. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

Emergency services were called to an explosion at a car wash in Norwich this afternoon.

The premises with blown out windows in Pitt Street from a suspected explosion. Picture: DENISE BRADL

The premises with blown out windows in Pitt Street from a suspected explosion. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

Engines from Earlham, Carrow and Sprowston were called at 2.50pm and firefighters from Earlham are still at the scene.

The car wash has been sealed off, but the explosion appears to be minor with only windows shattered by the blast.

An ambulance officer assessed a patient but they had no injuries. No one was hurt in the incident.

A fire investigation will be launched into what happened.

The police assisted the fire service at the scene.

There is currently slow traffic on the A147 St Crispins Road eastbound between the A1067 Pitt Street roundabout junction and the Charlton Road junction.

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