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Water Rescue

St Kew at 20/10/2021 20:14

Fire Control were called by Police following reports of a vehicle in fast flowing water with four persons trapped inside.

Appliances from Wadebridge and Delabole were mobilised along with Water Rescue Units from St Austell and Bude supported by an Area Manager and Group Manager. Whilst on route to the incident a Technical Rescue Advisor was able to speak with the caller to provide water survival guidance until the arrival of our crews.

On arrival crews found four people on top of a vehicle in fast flowing water. Four firefighters in dry suits were able to enter the water and rescue the occupants using throwlines.

All four occupants have since been rescued and are now safe.

Date Posted: 20/10/2021

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