Cumbria Crack

Person rescued from Penrith river

A person has been rescued from the River Eamont at Eamont Bridge in Penrith.

Fire crews were called at 10:57am today, Thursday 21 November.

Three fire engines attended the incident by the A6.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “One casualty was rescue from water by fire service personnel using one rescue sled.

“The fire service were in attendance for fifty minutes.”

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