Firefighters called to patient climbing tree at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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- Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Firefighters were called to an incident at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital this morning.

Crews were called at about 8.15am after a young patient climbed a tree.

A Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital spokesman said: 'We can confirm that the fire service attended the hospital site for 25 minutes this morning as a precaution when a young patient climbed a tree. The youngster climbed down again without needing assistance and was unharmed.'

Fire crews from Earlham and Carrow attended the scene along with the aerial ladder platform from Earlham.