A woman has been rescued from the River Ouse in York early this morning (Tuesday).
Firefighters and York Rescue Boat volunteers entered the water to save the woman.
Crews from four fire stations, along with police and paramedics, were called to the river at Clifton at 2.08am.
Firefighters launched the fire service boat alongside one of the York Rescue Boat vessels.
Group Manager Bob Hoskins said on Twitter: “Crews from York, Acomb, Selby and Malton have rescued a female from the river at Clifton.
“A MOD4 swift water crew member entered the water to affect the rescue.”
MOD4 refers to a firefighter trained up to Module 4 level in water rescue.
York Rescue Boat said: “Team called out by North Yorkshire Police at 2.08am to reports of a person in the water near Clifton Bridge, York.
“Firefighters from York station and ourselves deployed boat crew team members into the water to effect a rescue.”
The woman was then handed over to a waiting ambulance crew.
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