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Dramatic rescue on River Severn
written by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service - News on the 08th August 2013 at 14:44

Specialist rescue crews from Shrewsbury, Telford and Wellington carried out a dramatic rescue on the River Severn last week in Coalport.

A couple had gotten into difficulty in their hire canoe after it hit a rock and capsized. The incident happened about 400m downstream from the Woodbridge Public House.

The alarm was raised when people at the nearby caravan park heard cries for help.Read more

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