Eight fire crews attend false alarm in city centre

Rouen Road Morgan House fire and rescue

The fire crews that attended the false alarm - Credit: Owen Sennitt

Eight fire crews were called to a six-storey building in Norwich after reports of a fire this afternoon.

Crews were called to Rouen Road at 3.38pm with reports that alarms were sounding and there was a smell of burning.

Morgan House was evacuated.

Rouen Road Morgan House fire and rescue

Three of the eight fire crews that attended the false alarm - Credit: Owen Sennitt

Appliances from Carrow, Earlham, Sprowston, Hethersett, Wroxham, Long Stratton, and Wymondham are present.

Police were also on the scene.


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It is now believed to have been a false alarm, with reports of overcooked food causing the alarm system to go off.



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