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Person rescued from Preston Docks by firefighters

Posted on - 13th July, 2019 - 1:35pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News, Riversway
A calm scene at Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall
A calm scene at Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall

An early morning rescue saw firefighters scrambled to Preston Docks.

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Two fire engines from Preston Fire Station and specialist appliances from Penwortham were sent to the Marina.

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One person had become marooned on a concrete pontoon in the water of Albert Edward Dock.

The incident around 4.20am on Saturday (13 July) saw a swift water rescue team head into the water.

The person was rescued and was treated at the scene by the North West Ambulance Service.

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