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Seven crews respond to medical emergency in town

PUBLISHED: 11:21 20 November 2020 | UPDATED: 11:21 20 November 2020

Seven emergency service crews responded to an incident on Nelson Road Central this morning. Photo: Google

Seven emergency service crews responded to an incident on Nelson Road Central this morning. Photo: Google

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Two fire engines, three ambulances and two rapid response cars were called out for a medical emergency in Great Yarmouth today.

Three ambulances were sent to Nelson Road Central last night, with two rapid response vehicles and two fire crews. Photo: ContributedThree ambulances were sent to Nelson Road Central last night, with two rapid response vehicles and two fire crews. Photo: Contributed

Due to difficulties moving a patient, the large emergency service response arrived at Nelson Road Central just before 4.45am on November 20.

According to the East of England Ambulance Service, the patient involved was traansported to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital “for further care”.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue logs show that crews were on scene for over an hour, until 6am.

The county council confirmed that two crews and the aerial ladder platform were sent out to “assist the ambulance service with a medical incident”.

The air ambulance was not required.


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