Casualty evacuated from barge at Woolverstone

Woolverstone Marina.

Woolverstone Marina. - Credit: Gregg Brown

Firefighters helped paramedics rescue an injured person from a barge at Woolverstone Marina this afternoon.

A specialist water rescue team from Princes Street, Ipswich, fire station and a crew from Holbrook were mobilised at 1.36pm.

Emergency services workers had evacuated the casualty by 2.17pm, and they were left in the care of the ambulance service.

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