Multiple fire crews called to city blaze

A fire broke out in a block of flats on Southwell Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning

A fire broke out in a block of flats on Southwell Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Multiple crews were called to tackle a blaze in a building in Norwich on Wednesday (June 1) morning.

Crews from Carrow, Hethersett, Sprowston and two from Earlham attended a domestic building fire in Southwell Road, Norwich, which began just after 4.50am.

It is understood the fire broke out at a ground floor flat.

At 4.50am this morning (1 June) crews were called to a building blaze in Southwell Road

At 4.50am this morning (1 June) crews were called to a building blaze in Southwell Road - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Crews wore breathing equipment and used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

A thermal imaging camera was also used to check for hot spots.

Police are still on the scene of a fire which broke out in Southwell road this morning

Police are still on the scene of a fire which broke out in Southwell road this morning - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Police and the East of England Ambulance Service were also in attendance, but no one was required to be taken to hospital.