December 22, 2010
fire crews rescue man stranded in icy lake
crews in Burnham-On-Sea used ropes and ladders to rescue a man
who became trapped in a lake in Highbridge on Wednesday (December
fire engines and an ambulance rushed to Apex Park at 3pm after
a man got into difficulty in one of the lakes.
"Crews used a throw line and triple ladder to rescue the
male, who had fallen down a bank and had his feet in the lake,"
fire spokesman Paul Slavin told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "He had
entered the water to try and retrieve his dog."
The middle-aged man was checked over by paramedics before being
sent home. His dog was unharmed.
Our photos show fire crews and paramedics at the scene of
Wednesday's incident at Apex Park