Person taken to hospital after being rescued from boat

One ambulance worker said they had been waiting since the weekend to book a test. Photo: Archant

One person was transported to the James Paget Hospital after emergency services were called to Thurne - Credit: Archant

One person has been taken to hospital after emergency services were called to a boat rescue in a Norfolk village.

An ambulance and fire crews were called to The Staithe in Thurne.

Crews from Martham, Great Yarmouth and Carrow attended shortly before midnight to assist with removing a casualty from a boat.

The ambulance service had earlier arrived around 11pm on Wednesday.

A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said: "We sent an ambulance to the scene. One patient was transported to James Paget Hospital for further care."