Woman spotted floating in the river in York is rescued and given emergency first aid
Emergency services were called to the river in York early this morning (Friday) after a woman was spotted floating in the water.
Fire crews, along with York Rescue Boat, were called to the Ouse at King’s Staith at 12.52am.
A North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Crews from Acomb and York responded to a female floating in the river Ouse in York.
“The female was rescued from the river by fire service boat crews, and provided first aid on a nearby floating pontoon.
“The female was then left in the care of paramedics and taken to hospital via road ambulance.”
York Rescue Boat said: “Our volunteers were called out at 00:54 to a report of a person in the River Ouse in York.
“North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service , North Yorkshire Police and Yorkshire Ambulance Service also attended.
“Our team were stood down on arrival.”
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