Man rescued from Preston docks pontoon

The person was rescued from one of the concrete pontoons
The person was rescued from one of the concrete pontoons

A man has been rescued from a concrete pontoon in Preston docks

Fire crews received a 999 call at 4.20am today relating to the Albert Edward Dock

Two fire engines from Preston and special appliances from Penwortham responded to the incident just off Mariners Way.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: "A swift water rescue team used a sled to rescue the person who was treated by ambulance staff."

A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service said: "A man in his 20s was taken to Royal Preston Hospital to be checked over."