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Emergency Services rescue person in river

Emergency Services came to the rescue of a person distressed in an Island river this morning.

Just after 8am Laxey firefighters and a specialist water team were called to the river near Laxey Glen Gardens.

Working against fast moving water - the team, wearing specialist protective equipment managed to help the casualty by ascending a 10ft bank using line rescue equipment.

The person in question was then checked over by paramedics. 

As a result of the incident, the Fire Service is reminding people not to drive or wade into moving water if at all possible. 
 

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