Time Incident Posted: 16:41

Incident Date: 06/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Western Boulevard, Leicester

Incident Number: 11644

Incident Type: Water Rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:58

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Fire Engines and Technical Rescue

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Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Man asking for help on barge that had become untethered and drifting towards the holiday inn down the river soar.
2 Firefighters entered the water to secure ropes onto the barge so that it could be pulled to the side and secured.

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