Man is rescued by emergency services from the River Nene at March
A man has been rescued from the river in March this morning (Friday).
A police spokesman said emergency services were called at around 10.15am to reports of a man in the water off Riverdown.
Police, fire and ambulance attended the scene and a man was pulled from the water.
The spokesman said: “It is not clear why or how the man came to be in the water, but he has been rescued and was being cared for by the ambulance service.”
A fire service spokesman said: “At 10.22am on Friday (21) crews were called to reports of a casualty in water near Riverdown, March.
Crews from Dogsthorpe, March and Huntingdon attended.
“Firefighters arrived to find a male casualty in the water. Using a rescue boat they rescued the casualty and took him to the riverbank, where he was left in the care of ambulance crews.”
The crews returned to their stations by 12.45pm.