Emergency services help woman who fell into canal in Wigan

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

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 8:08 am
Updated Thursday, 28th March 2019, 10:38 am
Emergency services at the canal

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.