Man in his 50s taken to hospital after smell of fumes at Norwich address

Firefighters were called after a smell of fumes prompted a concern for safety in Norwich. PIC: Denis

Firefighters were called after a smell of fumes prompted a concern for safety in Norwich. PIC: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A man was taken to hospital after emergency services were called to an address in Norwich after a strong smell of fumes prompted a concern for safety.

A spokesman for Norfolk police said they were called by the ambulance service following a concern for safety relating to a string smell of fumes coming from an address on Jewson Road.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) said they were called at 9.40am on Tuesday (October 31) to a report of concerns for the welfare of a man in his 50s.

He said: 'An ambulance crew and ambulance officer were dispatched.

'The patient was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.'


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Fire crews from Carrow, Earlham, Wroxham and an environmental protection unit from Sprowston assisted the ambulance and provided advice until the casualty was treated.

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