Search

Woman taken to hospital following gas leak

PUBLISHED: 10:02 01 May 2019 | UPDATED: 13:48 01 May 2019

Fire crews were called to reports of a gas leak on Pier Terrace in Lowestoft. Picture: Google

Fire crews were called to reports of a gas leak on Pier Terrace in Lowestoft. Picture: Google

Archant

Two people had to be evacuated after a gas leak was found at a property.

Firefighters were called at around 4.17pm yesterday (April 30) afternoon following reports that Cadent Gas had located a gas leak at a property on Pier Terrace in Lowestoft.

Three fire crews - two from Lowestoft South and one from North Lowestoft - were sent to the scene, while the East of England Ambulance Service sent an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle.

Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters subsequently removed two casualties from the building.

The pair, along with one other person, were left in the care of the ambulance service and one woman was transported to James Paget Hospital for further treatment.

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were asked to attend by Cadent after a gas leak was found at premises on Pier Terrace. Two people were reported as being inside the property.

“The crews dealt with the situation and were on scene for just over an hour before calling a stop at 5.31pm.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East Anglian Daily Times. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the East Anglian Daily Times