A cordon is currently in place at a property in Brundall after police were made aware that it may contain dangerous substances.
Officers were called shortly after 7pm today (Saturday 17 September) to reports of a man at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital who has burn injuries which are currently believed to be from a small explosion.
Following these reports officers have attended a property in Oakdale Drive in Brundall to search for anything which may pose a risk to the public.
They are currently liaising with colleagues from the fire service and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD).
The injured man, who is the owner of the property, is assisting the police to fully understand the circumstances leading up to this incident.
An 80m cordon has been placed at the scene and six properties have been evacuated in the area as a precaution.