Huge emergency services response after reports of man in the river at Huntingdon

Ambulance staff were called to the River Great Ouse at Huntingdon.

Ambulance staff were called to the River Great Ouse at Huntingdon. - Credit: Archant

A man was described as “mildly hypothermic” after being in the River Great Ouse at Huntingdon yesterday (Sunday).

Police, four fire engines, ambulance staff and Magpas were sent after reports of someone in the water near Huntingdon Boat Club just after 2pm.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said a man, in his 50s, was on the bank when they arrived but was mildly hypothermic.

He was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital and his condition was said to be stable.

Did you see what happened? Contact the Hunts Post on 01480 443451.