In February 2017 Stephen Clements, a 63 year old retired builder from Cromer in Norfolk, died from Legionnaires’ disease. It is suspected that he caught the disease by inhaling the mist caused by the spray attachment on his garden hose. According to reports Mr Clements had an underlying heart condition. He died a week after contracting the disease. Earlier in the year he had been using the hose to clear leaves from his patio and he left it there with filled with water.