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Man rescued from waist-high mud

Haven Road, Colchester
11/02/2020 @ 18:01
Incident Number: 117890
In attendance: 2 x Colchester


Firefighters rescued a man from deep mud near the banks of the River Colne this evening.

The man, who is in his forties, was stuck in mud up to his waist around 20 metres from land when crews arrived.

Firefighters used water rescue equipment to reach the man and help him back to safety by 6.45pm.

The man was left in the care of the Ambulance Service.

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