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Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Woman airlifted after Cumbria stream rescue

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after she was rescued from a stream in Glenridding.

Emergency services received a call that she was stuck shortly after 7.10pm today.

Four fire engines and a specialist rescue vehicle were sent to the scene and firefighters rescued her from the water. She was treated by paramedics and then airlifted to hopsital at around 8.55pm.

Police also attended the incident.

No further details have been released about the woman, her condition or where she was transported to.

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