Man rescued by fire crew after falling into a ditch

Fire crews from Great Yarmouth were called out. Photo: Denise Bradley.

Fire crews from Great Yarmouth were called out. Photo: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Firefighters from Great Yarmouth rescued a man who had fallen into a ditch in the early hours.

Crews were kept busy with three call-outs in quick succession in the early hours of this morning (Sunday).

At 1.42am a crew from Great Yarmouth fire station assisted a man who fell into a ditch in West Caister. A brigade spokesman said that the firefighters 'manually assisted to recover the man' on West Road.

The Yarmouth firefighters were then called out to assist the police following a crash in the town at 4.28am.

The brigade spokesman said: 'A crew from Great Yarmouth were mobilised to a vehicle fire following a road traffic collision but on arrival it was found that there was no fire and they provided scene safety and assisted the police.'


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Then at 7.23am a crew from Great Yarmouth fire station attended an alarm activation, which was found to have been caused by cooking fumes at a property on Standard Place.

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