Man rescued from Cheshire river

A man has been pulled to safety from the River Weaver in Northwich.

Fire crews were called out to the Beeches on Sandbach Drive.

Two fire engines attended, one from Northwich and Lymm along with the Water Incident Unit and Rope Rescue Unit.

The crews used dry lines to pull the man from the river. 

Firefighters provided first aid before passing him into the care of North West Ambulance Service paramedics.

The crews were on scene for around one hour.

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