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Lowestoft: Resident taken to hospital after gas leak

PUBLISHED: 13:13 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:13 23 January 2013

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A GAS leak from a cooker led to one resident being taken to hospital in Lowestoft.

Fire crews were called to reports of a gas leak at a house in Southwell Road, Lowestoft at 12.14pm.

Crews arrived on the scene at 12.19pm to find the gas leak was from a cooker. Firefighters isolated the leak and ventilated the house.

The resident of the property was taken to hospital by ambulance suffering with the effects of gas inhalation.

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