Firefighters Called Dozens Of Times To Get Obese Patients Out Of Homes

Heart's found out that Firefighters in Norfolk and Suffolk are being asked to take down walls and windows to help paramedics get overwieght patients out of their homes.

After a Freedom of Information request Heart's learnt that Norfolk Fire Service had to help paramedics 18 times in the last two years.

Suffolk Fire Service were called 5 times to help get seriously overweight patients out of their home.

Heart Hannah Griffiths has been finding out the scale of the problem:

Overweight Patients Report - Hannah Griffiths

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