Search

Fire crews called to remove unconscious woman from Gorleston house

PUBLISHED: 16:20 17 July 2017 | UPDATED: 16:20 17 July 2017

The fire service were called to the incident in Gorleston. Picture: Archant Library

The fire service were called to the incident in Gorleston. Picture: Archant Library

The fire service helped remove an unconscious woman from a house.

The woman was found inside an home in Fastolff Avenue, Gorleston on Monday morning.

Crews from Gorleston and Great Yarmouth and the Urban Search and Rescue team were called just after 9am.

They assisted the ambulance service with the removal of the casualty from the house and they were on the scene for nearly two hours.

An eyewitness described seeing the fire service removing a woman from the address.

The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) dispatched a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and ambulance officer to the scene as well as the Hazardous Area Response Team.

The first vehicle reached the scene within eight minutes of being called after 8.30am.

It is believed that the woman, who was found unconscious but breathing, was taken to the James Paget University Hospital in a stable condition.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other News

15 minutes ago

A 71-year-old has been found not guilty of committing grievous bodily harm and unlawful wounding against her older sister.

58 minutes ago

Nearly 700 adults and young people with learning disabilities could be missing out on essential annual health checks because they have not registered their disability with their GP.

In March 2004, 15-year-old Natasha Storey met her favourite band, The Rasmus, at UEA in Norwich.

12:30

An antiques’ expert and passionate conservationist who was among those responsible for saving St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth has died aged 88.

Most Read

Yesterday, 11:46

Police have confirmed more than 30 cars were vandalised in the North Yarmouth area over the weekend.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 17:11

When Karl Poundall saw how a Great Yarmouth seafront attraction was being blighted by rubbish he decided to take action as an eco-warrior instead of just moaning about the problem.

Read more
Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Yesterday, 19:55

The ice rink that cost Great Yarmouth Borough Council £118,000 was a success by creating a vibrant atmosphere and raising the profile of traders, councillors have agreed.

Read more
Labour
11:57

Dumping six bags of rubbish next to a green recycling bin has cost a Gorleston man £150 in court and clear-up costs.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:28

Just one KFC restaurant in the whole of Norfolk remained open today as the company continues to face chicken shortages.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 4°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter