Police and fire service called to UEA due to ‘foul smell’

The emergency services are currently attending an incident in Chedgrave. Picture: Archant

The emergency services are currently attending an incident in Chedgrave. Picture: Archant - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2011

Emergency services were called to the University of East Anglia following concerns about a 'foul smell'.

Norfolk Constabulary and crews from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to the campus following routine maintenance of the drain system in the Estates building.

A 'foul smell' was released and staff were immediately evacuated.

Emergency services assessed and cleared the situation and a spokesperson for the university confirmed staff are now back in the building.


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