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Norwich flat fire victim to be moved to Essex burns unit

Tower block of flats Image copyright Google
Image caption A man in his 70s was rescued from the ground floor flat in Vauxhall Street, Norwich

An elderly man rescued from a blazing flat in Norwich is due to be transferred to a specialist burns unit in Essex, said police.

The victim, in his 70s, was taken to hospital with serious burns after six fire crews were called to a block of flats in Vauxhall Street at 05:50 GMT.

He is due to be moved from hospital in Norwich to Chelmsford.

Police said an inquiry was under way into the cause of the "non-suspicious" fire.

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