A man had to be rescued by the emergency services after getting trapped in a commercial freezer.

Two ambulances and a fire engine were seen parked in Exeter Street and Orchard Street, just off Dereham Road, at around midday today.

A spokeswoman for the Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they had attended to rescue a man who had been trapped in a commercial freezer.

Crews from Earlham and Sprowston administered basic first aid until the ambulance service arrived.

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.