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Man rescued from River Gipping after huge emergency response

PUBLISHED: 16:12 30 September 2020 | UPDATED: 17:07 30 September 2020

All the emergency services have responded to a water rescue near Bramford. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

All the emergency services have responded to a water rescue near Bramford. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A man has been rescued from the River Gipping after the emergency services were called to an incident in Bramford.

Firefighters, paramedics and police officers all responded to reports of a person stranded in water in the River Gipping at 3.15pm, in Ship Lane in the Suffolk village.

Five fire crews were called to the scene, one from Ipswich East, one from Woodbridge and three from Princes Street.

The police force also attended the scene to help rescue the man, as did the ambulance service.

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One man was removed from water at the scene and he was left in the care of paramedics.

He is not believed to be seriously injured.

The location of the incident appears to be near the Bramford Bridge picnic area, where Ship Lane bridges the River Gipping.


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