Man rescued by firefighters after falling into river in Aylesbury

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Two fire engines attended the scene

Aylesbury firefighters were called out to rescue a man who had fallen into a river in Fairford Leys yesterday.

Two fire crews from Aylesbury were called to the incident at Fairford Leys Playing Field at 1.15pm on Monday, February 20.

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A man had fallen into a small river and was unable to return to the bank.

Firefighters in water rescue gear used a short extension ladder and helped the man. He was then passed into the care of South Central Ambulance Service.