South Yorkshire firefighters rescue man from riverÂ

As temperatures plummeted to 0°C last night, South Yorkshire firefighters helped to rescue a man who had fallen into the river.Â

Saturday, 19th January 2019, 8:00 am
Updated Saturday, 19th January 2019, 8:04 am

A man in his 50s fell into the River Dearne, in between Barugh Green and Mapplewell in Barnsley, just before 7.30pm. 

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Crews from Cudworth and Barnsley stations were dispatched to rescue the man. 


A spokesman for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said they helped the man out of the river, and he was subsequently taken to Barnsley Hospital.