Time Incident Posted: 09:25

Incident Date: 01/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Kings Lock Bridge

Incident Number: 16380

Incident Type: Rescue from canal lock

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Central station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Lady on the side of the canal in the lock. The lady had jumped into the lock to save her dog and managed to get out of the water but was unable to get up the side of the lock.

Updated Incident Information: Fire Service assisted the lady from the lock.

Public Statement Issued: Please never enter water to rescue an animal, they will usually get out by themselves


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