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Incident - Rescue From Open Water

Date: 06/03/2018
Time: 20:35
Location: Rooksbridge Road, Rooksbridge, Axbridge
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two fire appliances from Burnham On Sea, and a specialist rescue team from Bridgwater were all mobilised to reports of a car in to a river with one person still within the water at the above location.

On arrival, crews confirmed one female has self rescued and was in the hands of the Police.

Crews used a triple extension ladder and waterproof gear to check there were no other occupiers still within the vehicle. Thankfully, there were no other persons involved.


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