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Man rescued after attempting to cross river in Vehicle

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A man was rescued in the Dungiven area earlier today by Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service after they received reports of a man attempting to cross a river in a vehicle.

A Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson said:

“Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) received a call at 9:51am to a report of an incident at the Crebarkey Road area of Dungiven this morning (Tuesday 26th January).

“5 Fire Appliances from Crescent Link Fire Station, one Fire Appliance from Maghera Fire Station ,one Fire Appliance from Dungiven Fire Station were assisted by the Special Rescue Team from and the Fire Emergency Support Service following a report that a vehicle had attempted to cross a river in the area.

“One man was self-rescued from the 4×4 vehicle and the man was treated at the scene by colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service for shock. The man did not require hospital treatment following the incident.

“Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service finished at the scene at 10:10am.”

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