Firefighters called to help release casualty following Norwich crash

PUBLISHED: 21:16 04 November 2019 | UPDATED: 08:09 05 November 2019

Firefighters have been called to a house fire in Tacolneston. PIC: Denise Bradley.

Firefighters have been called to a house fire in Tacolneston. PIC: Denise Bradley.


Firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to help release a casualty following a crash in Norwich.

Fire crews from Sprowston, Earlham and Hethersett attended the crash beteween a white Mazda and a blue Peugeot on Salhouse Road, Norwich, close to the Sprowston retail park just after 5.15pm today (Monday, November 4).

Crews used hydraulic rescue equipment and provided vehicle stability.

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A spokesman in the Norfolk Police control room said there were "minor injuries" as a result of the crash.

At just after 6pm a fire crew from Loddon attended a crash on request from the Police.

The crew provided scene safety and used granules.

Earlier, at just after 5.20pm, a fire appliance from Loddon attended suspected fire of road furniture on the A146 at Yelverton but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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