rescued from car in ditch by Burnham-On-Sea firefighters
firefighters rescued a woman from a car in a ditch early on Sunday
Fire Service was called to Harp Road between the villages of Brent
Knoll and Mark at 3.11am.
crew from Burnham and a further crew from Bridgwater were sent
to the incident.
arrival crews confirmed a single vehicle was in a water-filled
ditch. One person was still with the car and sat on top of the
vehicle," said a spokesman.
got to work making access through foliage attempting to gain access
to the female using small tools and setting up water safety equipment."
female was helped to safety from the vehicle using a triple extension
ladder and dry suits."
area was also searched by the Fire Service using thermal image
cameras and no other persons were located. The driver was left
in the care of the Ambulance Service and received treatment at