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

3 April 2013, 06:00

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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