Water Rescue in Chorley

Date: 01/08/2022

Time: 14:09:00

Address: off Birkacre Road, Chorley

Incident Number: 2208000215

Two fire engines from Chorley and Penwortham, the drone team and the boat from Preston attended a water rescue incident off Birkacre Road in Chorley.

The swift water rescue team, alongside North West Ambulance Service and Lancashire Police, used an inflatable sled, the boat and an underwater drone to rescue one person from the water.

Sadly the casualty died at the scene. Our thoughts are with their loved ones during this difficult time.