Emergency services help woman who fell into canal in Wigan

Emergency services at the canal
Emergency services at the canal

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the canal in Wigan to reports a woman had fallen in the water.


Two fire engines, an ambulance and a rapid response vehicle went to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, next to Wigan Investment Centre on Waterside Drive, at 8.50am on Thursday.

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A fire service spokesman said: "We were called at 8.50am to reports of a lady in the water. When we got there, she was already out of the water."

A spokesman for the ambulance service said paramedics checked the woman but did not take her to hospital.