Firefighters use sledge to rescue two people trapped in water on Longton Marsh

Firefighters used a sledge to rescue two people trapped in water on Longton Marsh.

Sunday, 24th March 2019, 9:34 pm
Updated Sunday, 24th March 2019, 11:08 pm
Firefighters used a sledge to rescue two people trapped in water on Longton Marsh.

Paramedics gave them precautionary medical checks after they were brought to safety.

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Three crews, from Penwortham, Tarleton and Lancaster, were called to the scene just before 1.30pm today.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters used a sledge to rescue the two people who later received precautionary checks from paramedics.”