Time Incident Posted: 00:10

Incident Date: 24/03/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Old River Soar Duns Lane Leicester

Incident Number: 4316

Incident Type: Rescue person from river

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Central station and Water Rescue team from Southern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from a member of the public reporting a male person in the river

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested Ambulance and Police to attend
Confirmed 1 male person in the river, rescue attempts being made using a short extension ladder.
Water Rescue team entered the water and using a ladder rescued 1 person from the river and handed the casualty over to the Ambulance Service.
STOP at 00:16 - 1 39 yr old male person rescued from river Soar by Fire Service personnel and handed over to EMAS.

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