Six fire crews called out to fire at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn


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Firefighters were called out to a fire at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn this evening.

The incident at the Gayton Road hospital started at about 7.15pm.

Six fire crews attended the fire which was described as being 'in or near the linen room.'

A hospital spokesman said: 'The cause of the fire is not yet known. Staff were evacuated safely. Patient safety was not compromised at any time and there will now be a full investigation.'

Crews from Kings Lynn, Sandringham, Heacham and Fakenham went to the scene along with the aerial ladder platform from King's Lynn. Crews used main jets and hose reels to extinguish the fire, a thermal image camera to check for hotspots and a fan to ventilate the building.

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