6th May 2021

‘Intoxicated’ male rescued from water in Taunton

Firefighters have rescued an ‘intoxicated’ male from water in Taunton this evening (Saturday).

Two fire appliances from Taunton and the special rescue team from Bridgwater were mobilised to the incident in Bridge Street at 18:39.

A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue Service said:

“On arrival, crews confirmed one intoxicated male in the water in a life ring.

Crews got to work to help rescue the male from the water using triple extension ladder and water rescue equipment.

The male has now been rescued.”