Firefighters called to help release casualty following Norwich crash

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. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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.

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.


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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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