Man Rescued From River In Colchester
12 February 2016, 05:38 | Updated: 12 February 2016, 05:41
A man has been rescued after falling into the River Colne in Colchester.
Fire crews pulled the man out at around 3pm yesterday (Thursday, 11 February).
Station Commander Lee Palfreyman said: "We found the man clinging onto reeds in extremely cold water.
"Crews did a brilliant job putting their training into practice.
"They quickly got a line around him and pulled him to safety."
The man was then treated by paramedics.