Woman and two young children taken to hospital after Taverham kitchen fire

Picture: Archant Library.

Picture: Archant Library.

A woman and two young children were taken to hospital after a kitchen fire in Taverham.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service were called to St Edmund's Rise just after 4pm on Saturday.

The woman and two children, both aged under two, were taken to hospital but have since been discharged.

Three appliances were sent to the scene, one each from Earlham, Sprowston, and Carrow.

Crews extinguished a kitchen fire using hose reels and wore breathing apparatus.

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In the early hours of Sunday morning, just before 2.25am, one crew from Sprowston was called to a vehicle fire on the Gurney Road side of Mousehold Heath.

Firefighters put out the fire and prevented it spreading to nearby trees.

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Soon after, just before 5am, crews from Earlham, Carrow and the environmental protection unit for Sprowston were called to Colney Lane to reports of a building fire.

They discovered it was in an electrical unit, and had been put out before they arrived.

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