Time Incident Posted: 09:05

Incident Date: 25/06/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Duns Lane Bridge / Western Boulevard, Leicester

Incident Number: 8572

Incident Type: Animal rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 from Central station, Technical Rescue from Southern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to reports of a cat stuck in river, clinging to wall.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival found one cat on branch in the river, Technical rescue team looking for rescue sled launch point.
Cat rescued from River Soar using rescue sled. Cat suffering effects of hypothermia due to being in water for some time, dropped off at local vets for treatment.

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