Family rescued from Great Stour River by fire crews

man rescued from mud in totton

Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the Great Stour River near Canterbury to reports three children and two male adults had fallen from a canoe and were stranded on an island in the middle of the river. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and the crews were able to pull the stranded five to safety. They were treated for signs of hypothermia. They were placed in the care of South East coast Ambulance service paramedics.